World War I, apparently. There is a series of quick blackout gags, including a soldier that throws the pin, is blown sky-high by the grenade, and is caught in a net by an ambulance driver; one soldier's encounters with very smart bullets; a machine gunner with the jitters. Porky leads a charge, but with no support from his company, he runs back and dives under Beans' bunk. After a quick chorus of "You're in the Army Now," a messenger pigeon drops in with news that General Hardtack is being held prisoner. They dash off in a motorcycle/sidecar, chased by another smart bullet, and arrive in the nick of time to dispatch the general's captors. They fly off in a plane and get shot down to end up together in the hospital.
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This cartoon was colorized in 1992, with a computer adding color to a new print of the original black and white film. This process preserved the quality of the animation in the original cartoon. See more
You're in the Army Now
Music by Isham Jones
and lyrics by Tell Taylor
and Ole Olsen
Sung by the animal soldiers See more