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Follow the Boys
AKA Three Cheers for the Boys

Original film poster
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Produced by Charles K. Feldman
Written by Lou Breslow
Gertrude Purcell
Starring George Raft
Vera Zorina
Music by Fred E. Ahlert
Billy Austin
Dick Charles
Kermit Goell
Leigh Harline
Inez James
Louis Jordan
Larry Markes
Larry Marks
Jimmy McHugh
Phil Moore
Buddy Pepper
Frank Skinner
Roy Turk
Oliver Wallace
Cinematography David Abel
Editing by Fred R. Feitshans Jr.
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) April 25, 1944
Running time 122 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Follow the Boys (1944), also known as Three Cheers for the Boys, is a musical film made by Universal Pictures as an all-star cast morale booster to entertain the troops abroad and the civilians at home. The film was directed by A. Edward "Eddie" Sutherland and produced by Charles K. Feldman. The movie stars George Raft and features Vera Zorina, Grace McDonald, Charley Grapewin, Regis Toomey and George Macready.

Making appearances are virtually the entire roster of contracted players at Universal, including Marlene Dietrich, Orson Welles, Evelyn Ankers, Carmen Amaya, the Andrews Sisters, Walter Abel, Louise Beavers, Noah Beery, Jr., the Delta Rhythm Boys, Nigel Bruce, Lon Chaney, Jr., Andy Devine, W. C. Fields, Thomas Gomez, Louis Jordan, Jeanette MacDonald, Maria Montez, Donald O'Connor, Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom, Artur Rubinstein, Peggy Ryan, Randolph Scott, Dinah Shore, Gale Sondergaard, Steve Brodie, Andy Devine, Turhan Bey, and Sophie Tucker, among many others.

Cast

George Raft ... Tony West
Vera Zorina ... Gloria Vance
Grace McDonald ... Kitty West
Charley Grapewin ... Nick West
Charles Butterworth ... Louie Fairweather
Ramsay Ames ... Laura
Elizabeth Patterson ... Annie
Regis Toomey ... Dr. Jim Henderson
George Macready ... Walter Bruce

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Follow the Boys
AKA Three Cheers for the Boys
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Produced by Charles K. Feldman
Written by Lou Breslow
Gertrude Purcell
Starring George Raft
Vera Zorina
Music by Fred E. Ahlert
Billy Austin
Dick Charles
Kermit Goell
Leigh Harline
Inez James
Louis Jordan
Larry Markes
Jimmy McHugh
Phil Moore
Buddy Pepper
Frank Skinner
Roy Turk
Oliver Wallace
Cinematography David Abel
Editing by Fred R. Feitshans Jr.
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) April 25, 1944
Running time 122 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Follow the Boys (1944), also known as Three Cheers for the Boys, is a musical film made by Universal Pictures as an all-star cast morale booster to entertain the troops abroad and the civilians at home. The film was directed by A. Edward "Eddie" Sutherland and produced by Charles K. Feldman. The movie stars George Raft and features Vera Zorina, Grace McDonald, Charles Grapewin, Regis Toomey and George Macready.

Making appearances are virtually the entire roster of contracted players at Universal, including Walter Abel, Carmen Amaya, The Andrews Sisters, Evelyn Ankers, Louise Beavers, Noah Beery, Jr., Turhan Bey, Steve Brodie, Nigel Bruce, Lon Chaney, Jr., the Delta Rhythm Boys, Andy Devine, Marlene Dietrich, W. C. Fields, Susanna Foster, Thomas Gomez, Louis Jordan and His Orchestra, Ted Lewis and His Band, Jeanette MacDonald, Maria Montez, Clarence Muse, Donald O'Connor, Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom, Artur Rubinstein, Peggy Ryan, Randolph Scott, Dinah Shore, Freddie Slack and His Orchestra, Gale Sondergaard, Sophie Tucker, Orson Welles, among many others.

Cast

References

  1. ^ Deschner, Donald (1966). The Films of W.C. Fields. New York: Cadillac Publishing by arrangement with The Citadel Press. p. 164.  Introduction by Arthur Knight

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