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Keep Your Powder Dry (1945)

Passed | | Drama, War | April 1945 (USA)
A disparate group of women try to adjust to their new lives after enlisting in the Womens Army Corps.

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Junior Vanderheusen
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Sarah Swanson
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Captain Joseph Mannering
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Major General Lee Rand
Mary Lord ...
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Marjorie Davies ...
WAC Polhemus
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A disparate group of women try to adjust to their new lives after enlisting in the Womens Army Corps.

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Drama | War

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April 1945 (USA)  »

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There Were Three of Us  »

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$1,348,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film had its first television showing in Los Angeles Friday 28 December 1956 on KTTV (Channel 2); it was first telecast in Cincinnati 13 February 1957 on WXIX (Channel 19) (Newport KY), in Seattle 24 February 1957 on KING (Channel 5), in Minneapolis 6 March 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), in Chicago 8 March 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in Norfolk VA 26 March 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3), in Philadelphia 28 March 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6) , in Phoneix 30 March 1957 on KPHO (Channel 5), in New Haven CT 4 April 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8), in Altoona PA 11 April 1957 on WNBF (Channel 10), in Binghamton NY 9 May 1957 on WNBF (Channel 12), and in New York City 10 May 1957 on WCBS (Channel 2); in San Francisco it first aired 1 December 1958 on KGO (Channel 7). See more »

Goofs

When the WACs are on a long march with cadence, they are marching six abreast. The camera pans closer to them, and they are now four abreast. See more »

Quotes

WAC Sergeant: Good going, Parks. You know your planes.
Valerie Parks: I know my pilots.
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Soundtracks

Song of the Women's Army Corps
(uncredited)
Written by Jane Douglass and Camilla Mays Frank
Sung by an offscreen chorus during the opening credits, marching cadets
Played as background music
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Classic 'studio contract' Lana with fun bits from Agnes Moorehead.
17 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

Loaded with lovely classic Lana WWII scenarios.

I wonder how many young women went off to join the W.A.C. thinking Sydney Guilaroff would be doing their hair and Irene (I) their uniform wardrobe.

We look at films like this as objects through which we can watch a moment in Hollywood time. Lana is simply delightful.

I watch a film like this just for a glimpse of wartime America through the eyes of jaded and spoiled Hollywood elites who are piping this 'dream' to a still highly naïve wartime America.

Watch for Mercury Theatre's -- also the character of Endora on Bewitched (1964)] -- Agnes Moorehead. I reckon that some would say that this glimpse of Moorehead is as fun as that of Lana Turner.


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