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What Next, Corporal Hargrove? (1945)

Not Rated | | Comedy, War | 21 November 1945 (USA)
The further adventures of Hargrove as he and his scheming pals take France by storm during World War 2.

Director:

Richard Thorpe

Writers:

Marion Hargrove (characters), Harry Kurnitz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Walker ... Cpl. Marion Hargrove
Keenan Wynn ... Pvt. Thomas Mulvehill
Jean Porter ... Jeanne Quidoc
Chill Wills ... Sgt. Cramp
Hugo Haas ... Mayor Quidoc
William 'Bill' Phillips ... Bill Burk
Fred Essler Fred Essler ... Marcel Vivin
Cameron Mitchell ... Joe Lupot
Ted Lundigan Ted Lundigan ... Curtis
Dick Hirbe Dick Hirbe ... Neilson
Arthur Walsh Arthur Walsh ... Ellerton
Maurice Marks Maurice Marks ... Gilly
Paul Langton ... Capt. Drake
Jim Davis ... Sgt. Hill (as James Davis)
John Carlyle John Carlyle ... Lt. Morley (as Jack Carlyle)
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The further adventures of Hargrove as he and his scheming pals take France by storm during World War 2.

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Genres:

Comedy | War

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1945 (USA) See more »

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A París señor recluta See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The Civil Affairs section that Hargrove is assigned to is an actual military function. The purpose of civil affairs is to work with the civilian government, or where civilian government is absent, to act in place of it, in countries where the U. S. military operates. The goal is to help restore civilian order, rule of law, and effective government operation, all while reducing resistance to the military presence. See more »

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Follows See Here, Private Hargrove (1944) See more »

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Heave, Sequel, Heave!
12 August 2015 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

Shortly after World War II's pivotal Normandy invasion, newly promoted (from private to corporal) Robert Walker (as Marion Hargrove) and his fellow soldiers get their truck stuck in the mud. After freeing the military vehicle by yelling "Heave!" Mr. Walker and the men stumble upon a French village outside of Paris. The locals mistake them for liberators. Also, Walker catches the eye of the mayor's daughter, pretty French mademoiselle Jean Porter (as Jeanne Quidoc). She sends all the signals for romance, but Walker wants to remain faithful to his girlfriend (Carol) from last year's film "See Here, Private Hargrove" (1944). The US Army encourages Walker to succumb to Ms. Porter's sexy advances, lest the US offend France...

Meanwhile, Walker's pal Keenan Wynn (as Thomas "Tom" Mulvehill) pursues a "get rich quick" scheme...

This was the second, and final, entry in MGM's series of "Hargrove" films starring Robert Walker. Direction and editing suggest Walker had limited interest in the story. This is evident from the opening. Later, while at a Paris restaurant, observe when Mr. Wynn has a cup of coffee spilled on his lap; the spill immediately dries up, without a trace. The "Academy Awards" organization thought this picture worthy of an "Oscar" nomination, for "Best Original Screenplay" and there are a couple of good quips. The writer honored, Harry Kurnitz, managed to get another story out of the characters and situation, but was not well served by this production. The stronger scenes occur with Walker and Wynn accidentally going AWOL in Paris.

**** What Next, Corporal Hargrove? (1945-11-21) Richard Thorpe ~ Robert Walker, Keenan Wynn, Jean Porter, Chill Wills


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