Broadway star Jimmy Canfield stars in a patriotic show on the great white way during WWI. He plays the heroic soldier, but he is doesn't want to join the Army. To evade some troubles with Berenice, another actress, he acts like joining the forces going over there, but that turns out to be real. In France he falls in love with Yvonne, a French barmaid and is arrested as spy. He escapes from prison, only to end in the uniform of a German officer leading "his" soldiers in an Allied trap. But being escaped from prison and wearing the enemy's uniform isn't that healthy in wartime....
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Did You Know?
The musical play, Sons O' Guns, opened at the Imperial Theatre in New York on 26 November 1929 and closed on 9 August 1930 after 295 performances. Co-Writer Jack Donahue played 'Jimmy Canfield' in the opening night cast, which also included Lili Damita
as Yvonne and William Frawley
as Hobson. See more
The two German spies, Otto Fries
and Mischa Auer
are vocally identified onscreen as Ritter and Vogel, the character names listed in the credits for Frank Mitchell
and Bert Roach
. Mitchell and Roach are 2 Germans taken prisoner by Jimmy. Joe King
is listed as General Harper, but he's called Colonel in the movie. See more
Music by George M. Cohan
Played during the opening montage See more