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Where Do We Go from Here? (1945)

Approved | | Fantasy, Musical | 23 May 1945 (USA)
Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to ... See full summary »

Directors:

Gregory Ratoff, George Seaton (uncredited)

Writers:

Morrie Ryskind (screenplay), Morrie Ryskind (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Fred MacMurray ... Bill Morgan
Joan Leslie ... Sally Smith / Prudence / Katrina
June Haver ... Lucilla Powell / Gretchen / Indian
Gene Sheldon Gene Sheldon ... Ali the Genie
Anthony Quinn ... Chief Badger
Carlos Ramírez ... Benito
Alan Mowbray ... General George Washington
Fortunio Bonanova ... Christopher Columbus
Herman Bing ... Hessian Col. / Von Heisel
Howard Freeman ... Kreiger
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Storyline

Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to WWII. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Genres:

Fantasy | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lâmpada Maravilhosa See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

George Seaton directed retakes and additional scenes when director Gregory Ratoff was unavailable. See more »

Goofs

Cast list misspells Fortunio Bonanova's surname as "Bononova." See more »


Soundtracks

Yankee Doodle
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Traditional
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good propagandistic musical! :)
8 March 2006 | by mapintaSee all my reviews

I happened to see this movie twice or more and found it well made! WWII had freshly ended and the so-called "Cold War" was about to begin. This movie could, therefore, be defined as one of the best "propaganda", patriotic movies preparing Americans and, secondly, people from the still to be formed "Western NATO block" of countries to face the next coming menace. The movie celebrates the might of the US, through the centuries, while projecting itself onwards to the then present war, which had just ended. Nice and funny is the way of describing the discovering of the American Continent by Columbus and pretty the "espisode" of New Amsterdam and the purchasing of Manhattan from a drunk local Indian .. Must see it (at least once, for curiosity of fashion of propaganda through time)! :)


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