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Baby Blue Marine (1976)

 -  Drama  -  11 September 1976 (UK)
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A would-be Marine fails basic training, and is sent home wearing the "baby blue" fatigues of a washout. En route, he is mugged by a battle-fatigued Marine Raider, who leaves him to ... See full summary »

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Sheriff Wenzel
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Pop Mosley (as B. Kirby Jr.)
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Capt. Bittman
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Barney Hudkins
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Pvt. Phelps
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Mrs. Townsley
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A would-be Marine fails basic training, and is sent home wearing the "baby blue" fatigues of a washout. En route, he is mugged by a battle-fatigued Marine Raider, who leaves him to hitch-hike home in an undeserved hero's uniform. A small Colorado town takes him in, treating him like the hero he appears to be. Written by klantry

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In 1943 courage was something you found. Love was something you won.

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Drama

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Alma de Herói  »

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The uncredited role for John Drew Barrymore became his final film appearance before becoming a recluse for the next quarter century. See more »

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During the flag ceremony at the Japaneses Internment Camp, the wrong bugle call is sounded. They are lowering the flag at the end of the day, and that is called a "Retreat" ceremony. The bugle call you are hearing is, "Retreat", which is the first of two bugle calls that are sounded. When "Retreat" is sounded, it lets everyone know to stop and face towards the flag. The salute isn't presented until the second bugle call, "To The Colors", begins, as the flag is being lowered. In this movie, we never actually hear the bugle call, "To The Colors". See more »

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Features Dark Victory (1939) See more »

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I'LL BE SEEING YOU
By Irving Kahal and Sammy Fain
Sung by Fred Karlin
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Underrated Movie
7 July 2006 | by (Granite Bay, CA) – See all my reviews

I was actually around 13 years old camping near the McCloud River, near Shasta when this movie was being filmed. My family was paid to leave our campsite for the afternoon, when they filmed Vincent floating down the river. A little trivia...the scene where they pulled him out, was actually where he started his float down the river. And if the stunt man missed the netting, there was 20 foot waterfall about 1/4 mile down farther.

Anyway...I watched it at the time, and didn't get it. It wasn't until years later when I saw the movie and actually understood the meaning of it. It's pretty powerful movie and certainly a fine job by Jan at such a young age. His movie career never really took off as expected, but of course he later found success on TV. I wish this movie was available, cause I would love to see it again.


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