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Back at the Front (1952)

 -  Comedy  -  October 1952 (USA)
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Further misadventures of comic soldiers Willie and Joe, now in Japan.

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Willie
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Joe
Mari Blanchard ...
Nina (Johnny Redondo's accomplice)
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Sfc. Rose
Gregg Palmer ...
Capt. White (as Palmer Lee)
Barry Kelley ...
Brig. Gen. Dixon
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Johnny Redondo, Smuggler
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Maj. Lester Ormsby
Aram Katcher ...
Ben (Redondo's driver)
Aen-Ling Chow ...
Sameko (Redondo's housemaid)
Benson Fong ...
Rickshaw boy
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World War II is over; to get home quickly, GIs Willie and Joe (of cartoon fame) join the "inactive reserve." Just firmly settled back into civilian life, they're recalled for a new bout of basic training at a base in Japan. From then on, the boys are in and out of one scrape after another...topped by innocent involvement with glamorous Nida, a Eurasian Mata Hari, and her sinister friends. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Willie and Joe Back at the Front  »

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