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Which Way to the Front? (1970)

Brendan Byers III, one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's fight against Hitler. However, Byers is not the kind of man who takes "No" ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Brendan Byers III / Field Marshal Erik Kesselring
Jan Murray ...
Sid Hackle
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Finkel
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Peter Bland
Willie Davis ...
Lincoln
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Terry Love
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Colonico
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Senora Messina
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General Buck
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Schroeder
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Dock Master
Gary Crosby ...
SS Guard
Danny Dayton ...
Man in Car
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Bland's Mother
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Storyline

Brendan Byers III, one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's fight against Hitler. However, Byers is not the kind of man who takes "No" for an answer and so a recruits other 4-F's to fight against the Axis powers. Written by Jerry Roberts

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You vill see "Which Way to the Front?" ... und you vill laugh!

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Comedy | War

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27 September 1970 (Sweden)  »

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¿Dónde está el frente?  »

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Trivia

Jerry's own son, Ron Lewis plays Lt. Levitch, which is also Jerry's original birth name. See more »

Goofs

The opening credits say JERRY LEWIS AS "WHICH WAY TO THE FRONT?" See more »

Quotes

Adolf Hitler: Did you know that last year more people died from cigarette smoking than from bombings?
Brendan Byers III: What will you do about that, Führer?
Adolf Hitler: Increase the bombings!
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Referenced in Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) See more »

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The Not So Dirty Half Dozen...
20 July 2001 | by (Glendale, California) – See all my reviews

I think this movie is the most misunderstood film in Jerry Lewis career. It's little slow starting, but after it gets going is very funny & Jerry's use of irony like never before in his earlier films..., ie, Who's Minding the Store, The Nutty Professor, etc., the idea, is clear, it's a mock of the Dirty Dozen, instead of getting soldiers on death row to do a suicide mission as in that film, you have 4, 4-f's & 2 tag alongs. Including the Former L.A. Dodgers all-star Centerfielder, Willie Davis as Linc! HILARIOUS! Love that Movie!


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