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Kilroy Was Here (1947)

 -  Comedy  -  19 July 1947 (USA)
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"Kilroy Was Here" was a popular expression during World War II, but it's not much fun to John J. Kilroy, who has to try to live with all the jokes and wisecracks regarding his name.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pappy Collins
Wanda McKay ...
Connie Harcourt
Frank Jenks ...
Butch Miller
Norman Phillips Jr. ...
Elmer Hatch (as Norman Phillips)
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Rodney Meadows
Barton Yarborough ...
Prof. Thomas Shepherd
Frank J. Scannell ...
1st Cab Driver (as Frank Scannell)
Patti Brill ...
Marge Connors
Robert Coogan ...
Soldier Cheer Leader
Joseph Forte ...
College Registar (as Joe Forte)
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Joe - Cab Driver (as Sidney Melton)
Pat Goldin ...
Waiter (as Pat Golden)
Raymond Largay ...
Dean Butler, college Professor
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Jimmy White
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Returning G. I. John J. Kilroy (Jackie Cooper), whose main ambition is to get a college education, finds himself one-half credit short for college entrance. Connie Harcourt (Wanda McKay) writes feature stories about him as "Kilroy,", the most talked about G. I. of the war, and is able to get him registered. Fraternity members grow dubious and attempt to make him withdraw from college. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Is He Man or Myth!

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