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When Willie comes marching home

Author: John FordMary LoosRichard SaleFred KohlmarSy GombergAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Series: Ford at Fox collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Willie comes marching home: a WWII soldier trying to command a little respect. Bill is the first man in his small town to enlist, and he is given him a big sendoff, only to be assigned as a gunnery instructor at the air base in his hometown. When a bomber pilot falls ill, Bill replaces him on a secret mission that will become his chance at heroism. It is said that the story was based on an episode in Sy
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Fiction films
Prison films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War films
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Ford; Mary Loos; Richard Sale; Fred Kohlmar; Sy Gomberg; Dan Dailey; Corinne Calvet; Colleen Townsend; Maurine Watkins; William Collier; Spencer Tracy; Warren Hymer; Humphrey Bogart; Claire Luce; Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 190790898
Language Note: English mono; optional English SDH, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: When Willie comes marching home again based on a Colliers magazine story by Sy Gomberg.
Up the river from the original story by Maurine Watkins.
Issued as part of 21-disc boxed set entitled: Ford at Fox.
Special features, side A. deleted scenes, restoration comparison, trailers, interactive pressbook, advertising gallery; side B, still gallery.
Credits: When Willie comes marching home: director of photography, Leo Tover ; editor, James B. Clark ; music, Alfred Newman ; orchestration, Edward Powell.
Up the river: photography, Joseph August ; editor, Frank Hull ; lyrics and music, Joseph McCarthy, James F. Hanley.
Cast: When Willie comes marching home: Dan Dailey, Corinne Calvet, Colleen Townsend, William Demerest, James Lydon.
Up the river: Spencer Tracy, Claire Luce, Warren Hymer, Humphrey Bogart, William Collier, Sr., Joan Lawes.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 167 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; double-sided, single-layer.
Contents: Side A. When Willie comes marching home (1950 ; ca. 82 min.) --
side B. Up the river (1930 ; ca. 85 min.).
Series Title: Ford at Fox collection.
Other Titles: John Ford's when Willie comes marching home
Up the river
John Ford's Up the river
Ford at Fox
Responsibility: Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Mary Loos and Richard Sale ; produced by Fred Kohlmar ; directed by John Ford. Up the river / Fox Film Corporation ; staged by William Collier.
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When Willie comes marching home: a WWII soldier trying to command a little respect. Bill is the first man in his small town to enlist, and he is given him a big sendoff, only to be assigned as a gunnery instructor at the air base in his hometown. When a bomber pilot falls ill, Bill replaces him on a secret mission that will become his chance at heroism. It is said that the story was based on an episode in Sy Gomberg's military career in the Air Force Motion Picture Unit.

Up the river: two inmates escape prison to help out a friend and former inmate who's being blackmailed.

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