You're in the Army Now (1937)

71 or 73 mins | Drama | 1 March 1937

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HISTORY

The film was released in Great Britain under the title O.H.M.S. , which signifies "On His Majesty's Service." Modern sources include Assoc prod Geoffrey Barkas and Des Edward Carrick in the ... More Less

The film was released in Great Britain under the title O.H.M.S. , which signifies "On His Majesty's Service." Modern sources include Assoc prod Geoffrey Barkas and Des Edward Carrick in the production. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
LOCATION
BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
25-Feb-37
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Motion Picture Herald
20-Feb-37
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Variety
3-Feb-37
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Variety
21 Apr 37
p. 14.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
O.H.M.S.
Release Date:
1 March 1937
Premiere Information:
London opening: January 1937
Copyright Claimant:
Gaumont-British Picture Corp. of America
Copyright Date:
20 January 1937
Copyright Number:
LP7137
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
71 or 73
Length(in feet):
7,813
Countries:
United Kingdom, United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

American racketeer Jimmie Dean travels to England, where he assumes the identity of a Canadian whom he has been falsely accused of murdering. Jimmie is then forced to join the British army in the dead man's place. He falls in love with the Canadian's childhood playmate, Sally Briggs, and becomes a hero after saving an isolated English colony in ... +


American racketeer Jimmie Dean travels to England, where he assumes the identity of a Canadian whom he has been falsely accused of murdering. Jimmie is then forced to join the British army in the dead man's place. He falls in love with the Canadian's childhood playmate, Sally Briggs, and becomes a hero after saving an isolated English colony in China. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Military


Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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