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The Fighting 69th (1940)

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90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

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.
Writers
Norman Reilly Raine (original screenplay) | Fred Niblo Jr. (original screenplay) | Dean Riesner (original screenplay)
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Updated Jan 26, 1940

Release date
Jan 27, 1940 (United States)

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54 cast members
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James Cagney
Jerry Plunkett Jerry Plunkett   See fewer
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Pat O'Brien
Father Duffy Father Duffy   See fewer
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George Brent
'Wild Bill' Donovan 'Wild Bill' Donovan   See fewer
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Jeffrey Lynn
Joyce Kilmer Joyce Kilmer   See fewer
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Alan Hale
Sgt. 'Big Mike' Wynn Sgt. 'Big Mike' Wynn   See fewer
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Frank McHugh
'Crepe Hanger' Burke 'Crepe Hanger' Burke   See fewer
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Dennis Morgan
Lt. Ames Lt. Ames   See fewer
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Dick Foran
Lt. 'Long John' Wynn Lt. 'Long John' Wynn   See fewer
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William Lundigan
Timmy Wynn Timmy Wynn   See fewer
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Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams
Paddy Dolan Paddy Dolan   See fewer
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Henry O'Neill
The Colonel The Colonel   See fewer
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John Litel
Capt. Mangan Capt. Mangan   See fewer
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Sammy Cohen
Mike Murphy Mike Murphy   See fewer
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Harvey Stephens
Maj. Anderson Maj. Anderson   See fewer
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William Hopper
Pvt. Turner (as DeWolf Hopper) Pvt. Turner (as DeWolf Hopper)   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Pvt. McManus Pvt. McManus   See fewer
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Frank Wilcox
Lt. Norman Lt. Norman   See fewer
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Herbert Anderson
Pvt. Casey (uncredited) Pvt. Casey (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Arledge
Second Alabama Man (uncredited) Second Alabama Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Trevor Bardette
First Alabama Man (uncredited) First Alabama Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Boyle Jr.
Chuck (uncredited) Chuck (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Clayton
Tierney (uncredited) Tierney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Coghlan Jr.
Jimmy (uncredited) Jimmy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Wounded Soldier in Parade Car (uncredited) Wounded Soldier in Parade Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Officer at Briefing (uncredited) Officer at Briefing (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Doctor Giving Inoculations (uncredited) Doctor Giving Inoculations (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Daheim
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Dew
Regan (uncredited) Regan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Medical Captain (uncredited) Medical Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Edwards
Engineer Officer (uncredited) Engineer Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
Engineer Sergeant at Cave-In (uncredited) Engineer Sergeant at Cave-In (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Supply Sergeant (uncredited) Supply Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Fletcher
Telephonist (uncredited) Telephonist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arno Frey
German Officer (uncredited) German Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Glover
Fourth Alabama Man (uncredited) Fourth Alabama Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Soldier Watching Fight (uncredited) Soldier Watching Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harron
Carrol (uncredited) Carrol (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Anthony Hughes
Healey (uncredited) Healey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Layne Ireland
Hefferman (uncredited) Hefferman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
New Recruit (uncredited) New Recruit (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Kilgen
Ryan (uncredited) Ryan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacques Lory
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
Doctor Checking Eyes (uncredited) Doctor Checking Eyes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mayo
Capt. Bootz (uncredited) Capt. Bootz (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Melton
Third Alabama Man (uncredited) Third Alabama Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elmo Murray
O'Brien (uncredited) O'Brien (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Nelson
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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George O'Hanlon
Eddie Kearney (uncredited) Eddie Kearney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perrin
Major (uncredited) Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Reeves
Jack O'Keefe (uncredited) Jack O'Keefe (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Moran (uncredited) Moran (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Sully
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roland Varno
German Officer (uncredited) German Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
Doctor Giving Physicals (uncredited) Doctor Giving Physicals (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 1,633 votes