TCM Greatest Classic Films: Wartime Musicals DVD

SKU ID #508531
This TCM Greatest Classic Films Set includes these four great films:

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

This Is The Army (1943)
In WW I dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the War, he becomes a producer. In WW II his son Johnny Jones, who was before his fathers assistant, gets the order to stage a knew all-soldier show, called THIS IS THE ARMY. But in his pesonal life he has problems, because he refuses to marry his fiancée until the war is over.

Thank Your Luck Stars (1943)
Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.

Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, who he has been dreaming about while in the Pacific. He meets her later at the Farmer's Market. On the third night, Slim is the millionth man into the Canteen, earning him a date with Joan. Slim thinks he's been duped when she doesn't show up at his train. Slim's buddy Sergant dances with Joan Crawford. Canteen President Bette Davis praises the canteen and the war effort. Virtually everyone Warners could spare entertains.
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  • Format: DVD - Multi-film Collection
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Region: 1
  • Studio: Turner Classic Movie
  • DVD Release Date: April 1, 2014
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Director: Michael Curtiz, David Butler, Delmer Daves
  • Cast: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, John Garfield, The Andrews Sisters
  • Genre: War
  • Color:
    Black & White
  • Release Date: 1942, 1943, 1944


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