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So Proudly We Hail! (22-Jun-1943)

Director: Mark Sandrich

Writer: Allan Scott

Music Score by: Miklos Rozsa

Producer: Mark Sandrich

Keywords: Romantic Drama, WWII

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Walter Abel
6-Jun-1898 26-Mar-1987 The Three Musketeers
Barbara Britton
26-Sep-1919 17-Jan-1980 Mr. and Mrs. North
Claudette Colbert
13-Sep-1903 30-Jul-1996 It Happened One Night
Ann Doran
28-Jul-1911 19-Sep-2000 Rio Grande
Paulette Goddard
3-Jun-1910 23-Apr-1990 Reap the Wild Wind
Veronica Lake
14-Nov-1922 7-Jul-1973 Sullivan's Travels
John Litel
30-Dec-1892 3-Feb-1972 Two Dollar Bettor
George Reeves
5-Jan-1914 16-Jun-1959 Television's first Superman
Mary Treen
27-Mar-1907 29-Jul-1989 It's A Wonderful Life
Sonny Tufts
16-Jul-1911 4-Jun-1970 Cat-Women of the Moon


Claudette Colbert   ...   Lt. Janet Davidson
Paulette Goddard   ...   Lt. Joan O'Doul
Veronica Lake   ...   Lt. Olivia D'Arcy
George Reeves   ...   Lt. John Summers
Barbara Britton   ...   Lt. Rosemary Larson
Walter Abel   ...   Chaplain
Sonny Tufts   ...   Kansas
Mary Servoss   ...   Capt. "Ma" McGregor
Ted Hecht   ...   Dr. Jose Bardia
John Litel   ...   Dr. Harrison
Dr. Hugh Ho Chang   ...   Ling Chee
Mary Treen   ...   Lt. Sadie Schwartz
Kitty Kelly   ...   Lt. Ethel Armstrong
Helen Lynd   ...   Lt. Elsie Bollenbacher
Lorna Gray   ...   Lt. Tony Dacelli
Dorothy Adams   ...   Lt. Irma Emerson
Ann Doran   ...   Lt. Betty Peterson
Jean Willes   ...   Lt. Carol Johnson
Lynn Walker   ...   Lt. Fay Leonard
Joan Tours   ...   Lt. Margaret Stevenson
Mimi Doyle   ...   Nurse
James Bell   ...   Col. White
Dick Hogan   ...   Flight Lt. Archie McGregor


Review by LKK612 (posted on 14-Jul-2007)

I loved this movie! I hadn't heard of it before but my mom mentioned a movie where Vernonica Lake is a nurse during World War II. I did some research, found the movie and rented it. Right after it was over, I watched it again! It was heartwrenching, it was funny, it was just really good. George Reeves was surprisingly good. I hadn't seen him in anything but Superman and was amazed at how good he was. If I can find the movie to buy, I will definitely buy it. I feel like I'm rambling here, but it was so much better than I expected it to be. Don't dismiss this movie because it's so old. It's still very relevant. Even if it wasn't, it's an exceptional film. Really listen to the dialog. When you think about how early in the war it was made, it is almost inspirational.

Review by anonymous (posted on 12-Nov-2006)

This movie is sublime. Outdated yes but the message is still there. What a wonderful cast. 3 actresses who are different but darn good. Paulette Goddard often tag a just pretty pretty was awesome. First pinup to receive an academy award nom. Veronica Lake did her best job ever. Sonny Tufts, quite a surprise for many good and cuddly. Colbert, Britton Reeves etc. they all did a phenomenal job. The story is true and heartbreaking. The war scenes so effective. Miklos Rozsa music so sad and haunting. This film was made in 1943 and is still great to view today. My favorite scenes: Goddard saying her last goodbyes before the Japanese invasion, and Lake sacrificing herself to the enemy. Today sadly all the actors are gone but they will remain in my memory for the rest of my life. Thank you director Mark Sandrich. My prized possession, a nurse uniform warn by Paulette Goddard in the movie.

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