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Back at the Front (1952)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | October 1952 (USA)
Further misadventures of comic soldiers Willie and Joe, now in Japan.

Director:

George Sherman

Writers:

Lou Breslow (screenplay), Lou Breslow (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tom Ewell ... Willie
Harvey Lembeck ... Joe
Mari Blanchard ... Nina - Johnny Redondo's Accomplice
Richard Long ... Sfc. Rose
Gregg Palmer ... Capt. White (as Palmer Lee)
Barry Kelley ... Brig. Gen. Dixon
Russell Johnson ... Johnny Redondo - Smuggler
Vaughn Taylor ... Maj. Lester Ormsby
Aram Katcher Aram Katcher ... Ben - Redondo's Driver
Aen-Ling Chow Aen-Ling Chow ... Sameko - Redondo's Housemaid
Benson Fong ... Rickshaw Boy
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Storyline

World War II is over; to get home quickly, GIs Willie and Joe (of cartoon fame) join the "inactive reserve." Just firmly settled back into civilian life, they're recalled for a new bout of basic training at a base in Japan. From then on, the boys are in and out of one scrape after another...topped by innocent involvement with glamorous Nida, a Eurasian Mata Hari, and her sinister friends. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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army life | sequel | based on book | See All (3) »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Willie and Joe Back at the Front See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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