When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1942)

Johnny Kovacs is a war hero who comes back home for a ten-day leave. Pursued by a woman who considers herself his fiance, he works with his superior officers to hide during his leave. He adopts the name Johnny O’Rourke, and finds a room at a theatrical boarding house. He becomes friends with some other boarders and falls in love with a woman. His friends overhear him talking to his officer on the phone. They misinterpret the conversation and conclude that he is a deserter. They push him into giving himself up and returning to duty. Confused by their behavior at first, he figures out what they are up to, and plays along.

Director: Charles Lamont.
Stars: Allan Jones, Jane Frazee, Gloria Jean, Donald O’Connor, Peggy Ryan, Richard Davies, Clyde Fillmore, Marla Shelton, Olin Howland, Emma Dunn, Four Step Brothers, Phil Spitalny.


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One Comment

  1. John Hudock
    December 3, 2018

    Thanks for this! Been looking for a copy for ages.

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