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When Willie leaves home to join the war effort he is all ready to become a hero, but he is only frustrated when his posting ends up to be in his home town, and he is recruited into training, keeping him from the action. However, when he finds himself accidently behind enemy lines he unexpectedly becomes a hero after all.

  1. John Ford


  2. Mary Loos


  3. Richard Sale


  4. Sy Gomberg


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dan Dailey

    Dan Dailey

    William 'Bill' Kluggs

  2. Corinne Calvet

    Corinne Calvet

    Yvonne Le Tete

  3. Colleen Townsend

    Colleen Townsend

    Marjorie 'Marge' Fettles

  4. William Demarest

    William Demarest

    Herman Kluggs

  5. Jimmy Lydon

    Jimmy Lydon

    Charles 'Charlie' Fettles

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When Willie Comes Marching Home
When Willie Comes Marching Home


Status Released

Release Information

  • February 1, 1950


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 22m

Budget -

Revenue -



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