When Willie Comes Marching Home
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When Willie Comes Marching Home

82 min
Comedy | War
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John Ford
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination
Country: USA
Filming Locations: Conejo Valley, Thousand Oaks, California, USA
Dan Dailey
William 'Bill' Kluggs
Corinne Calvet
Yvonne Le Tete
Colleen Townsend
Marjorie 'Marge' Fettles
William Demarest
Herman Kluggs
Jimmy Lydon
Charles 'Charlie' Fettles (as James Lydon)
Lloyd Corrigan
Maj. Adams
Evelyn Varden
Mrs. Gertrude Kluggs
John Mitchum
Schreves (scenes deleted)
Paul Picerni
Kerrigan (scenes deleted)
Luis Alberni
Barman (uncredited)
Michael Alvarez
Soldier (uncredited)
Beau Anderson
Soldier (uncredited)
Frank Baker
Jackie Barnett
Soldier (uncredited)
Gregg Barton
Colonel (uncredited)
Norman Bergman
Musician (uncredited)
Whit Bissell
Lt. M.J. Hanley - Psychiatrist (uncredited)
George Blagoi
German officer (uncredited)
Jack Boyle
Soldier (uncredited)
Frederic Brunn
German Officer (uncredited)
William Bryant
B-17 Crew Member in Cockpit (uncredited)
Paul Bryar
French Resistance Fighter (uncredited)
Peter Camlin
Andre (uncredited)
Allen Church
Soldier (uncredited)
Les Clark
Musician (uncredited)
Russ Clark
Sgt. Wilson (uncredited)
Ann Codee
French Resistance Fighter (uncredited)
Gene Collins
Andy Barnes (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin
American Legionnaire at Dance (uncredited)
Russ Conway
Maj. J.A. White (uncredited)
Clyde Cook
Tarjack (uncredited)
Lloyd Dawson
Sailor Gunner (uncredited)
Mimi Doyle
Girl at Party (uncredited)
Michael Dugan
Aide (uncredited)
Johnny Duncan
Soldier (uncredited)
James Eagles
Reporter (uncredited)
George Edwards
Tail Gunner (uncredited)
Robert Einer
Lt. Bagley (uncredited)
Barney Elmore
Musician (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum
Officer at Party (uncredited)
James Flavin
Gen. Brevort (uncredited)
Everett Glass
Colonel J.W. Hollingsworth (uncredited)
Clarke Gordon
Marine Officer (uncredited)
Wilton Graff
General Chester Jans (uncredited)
Fred Graham
Male Nurse in Hospital Corridor (uncredited)
Alan Hale Jr.
Laughing Sergeant at Dance (uncredited)
Charles Halton
Mr. Fettles (uncredited)
Sam Harris
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Joe Hartman
Soldier (uncredited)
Paul Harvey
Brig. Gen. Lamson (uncredited)
William Hawes
Musician (uncredited)
Don Hayden
Flight Instructor (uncredited)
Gil Herman
Lt. Cmdr. Crown (uncredited)
Don Hicks
Soldier (uncredited)
Robin Hughes
Marine Officer (uncredited)
Tim Huntley
British Captain (uncredited)
Ray Hyke
Maj. Crawford - Pilot (uncredited)
Frank Johnson
Ted Jordan
Gunner #1 (uncredited)
Larry Keating
Gen. G. 'Larry' Reeding (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp
'Butch' - Officer at Meeting (uncredited)
Don Kohler
American Colonel (uncredited)
Fred Libby
Aide (uncredited)
Ken Lynch
Cliff Lyons
Churchgoer (uncredited)
J. Farrell MacDonald
Gilby - Pharmacist (uncredited)
Lee MacGregor
French Resistance Fighter (uncredited)
Harry Mack
Soldier (uncredited)
George Magrill
Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney
Corporal - Hanley's Aide (uncredited)
Hank Mann
American Legionnaire at Dance (uncredited)
Mae Marsh
Mrs. Clara Fettles (uncredited)
Mickey McCardle
Gunner #2 (uncredited)
Keith McConnell
British Lieutenant (uncredited)
John McGuire
Major L.T. Moore (uncredited)
John McKee
Andy - B-17 Co-Pilot (uncredited)
David McMahon
Col. Ainsley (uncredited)
Louis Mercier
French Resistance Fighter (uncredited)
Vera Miles
Laughing Sergeant's date (uncredited)
Edwin Mills
Navigator (uncredited)
Alberto Morin
French Resistance Fighter (uncredited)
Peter Ortiz
Pierre - French Resistance Fighter (uncredited)
Robert Patten
Corporal heckling Bill (uncredited)
Jack Pennick
Sgt. Briggs - Instructor (uncredited)
Frank Pershing
Maj. Bickford (uncredited)
Otto Reichow
Gestapo Agent (uncredited)
Dan Riss
Gen. Adams (uncredited)
Felippa Rock
Auxiliary Air Force Woman (uncredited)
Carol Savage
Auxiliary Air Force Woman (uncredited)
John Shulick
Pilot (uncredited)
Mickey Simpson
Military Policeman Kerrigan (uncredited)
George Spaulding
Judge Tate (uncredited)
Harry Strang
Sergeant (uncredited)
Gilchrist Stuart
British Lieutenant (uncredited)
Don Summers
Military Policeman Shreve (uncredited)
Charles Tannen
Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook
Joe - Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Tiny Timbrell
Musician (uncredited)
Kenneth Tobey
Lt. K. Geiger (uncredited)
Charles Trowbridge
Gen. Merrill (uncredited)
Arthur Walsh
Soldier at Dance (uncredited)
Harlan Warde
Captain S. Robbins (uncredited)
James Waters
Cecil Weston
Mrs. Barnes (uncredited)
Kenny Williams
Musician (uncredited)
Hank Worden
American Legionnaire Band Leader (uncredited)
Sally Yarnell
R.A.F. Radio Operator (uncredited)
William Yetter Sr.
German Officer (uncredited)
Did you know?
Film debut of Ken Lynch.{Uncredited}
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June Haver declined to play the role of Marge Fettles. In response, Twentieth Century-Fox placed her on suspension.
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Film debut of Vera Miles.{Uncredited}
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When the P38 Lightning is flying, it produces a single radial engine sound effect. The radial engine has it's own distinct sound. The P38 uses two water-cooled twelve cylinder (V12) engines with a complete different sound than the air-cooled radial engine.
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Yvonne Le Tete: You don't feel so good, Willie, do you?
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William 'Bill' Kluggs: The War went on, and I didn't. They shipped soldiers east, and they shipped 'em west, but you'd have thought I had a long-term lease.
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William 'Bill' Kluggs: Somehow that stop-off at Loring Field began to stretch out like a visiting mother-in-law.
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Photos from cast
Harry Lauter