Mr. Winkle Goes to War

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Mr. Winkle Goes to War ★★Arms and the Woman 1944

A weak, nerdy former banker is drafted for service during WWII and proves himself a hero by bulldozing a Japanese foxhole. Bits of genuine war footage add a measure of realism to an otherwise banal flag-waving comedy that is based on a novel by Theodore Pratt. 80m/B VHS . Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick, Richard Lane, Robert Armstrong, Ted Donaldson, Richard Gaines, Bob Haymes, Hugh Beaumont, Walter Baldwin, Howard Freeman; D: Alfred E. Green; W: Waldo Salt, Louis Solomon; C: Joseph Walker; M: Paul Sawtell, Carmen Dragon.