Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

  1. William Keighley


  2. Fred Niblo Jr.


  3. Norman Reilly Raine


  4. Dean Riesner


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Cagney

    James Cagney

    Pvt. Jerry Plunkett

  2. Pat O’Brien

    Pat O’Brien

    Father Duffy

  3. George Brent

    George Brent

    Maj. Wild Bill Donovan

  4. Jeffrey Lynn

    Jeffrey Lynn

    Sgt. Joyce Kilmer

  5. Alan Hale

    Alan Hale

    Sgt. 'Big Mike' Wynn

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The Fighting 69th
The Fighting 69th



Status Released

Release Information

  • January 27, 1940


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -



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