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Up in Arms (1944)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical | 27 March 1944 (Brazil)
Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his... See full summary »

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Danny Weems
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Joe
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Colonel Ashley
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Blackie
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Butterball
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Info Jones
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Major Brock
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Mrs. Willoughby
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Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his best friend Joe. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Comedy | Musical

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27 March 1944 (Brazil)  »

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Soñando despierto  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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This was the first time that Danny Kaye appeared with Virginia Mayo who went on to star with him in four additional films. She appears as one of The Goldwyn Girls. See more »

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Featured in The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Now I Know
(1944)
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Ted Koehler
Sung by Dinah Shore (uncredited)
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worth the watch !
16 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

this is an old movie and looks really great now in color, looks like they remastered it? i read a comment about the movie and the fellow really did not like the film, said unless you were a Danny Kaye fan it was bad. NOT SO !! and that fellow had the gals reversed. Danny was in love with Mary and Virginia wanted him. poor friend Joe, he was stuck there somewhere in the middle. this is just one of those funny old movies that take place when the war was the biggest deal ever. this is one of those feel good movies that proves what good friends some people have in their time of need, whatever their need is. the film is worth a watch if you like old films that are funny, plus Danny Kaye and Dinah Shore both sing. take a chance, we really enjoyed it !!


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