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Johnny Doughboy (1942)

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64 min | Adventure, Musical

An arrogant young actress doesn't want to play "young" parts anymore, and runs off. The studio replaces her with the president of her fan club, who just happens to be a lookalike. Meanwhile, some other former child actors, trying to put on...See moreAn arrogant young actress doesn't want to play "young" parts anymore, and runs off. The studio replaces her with the president of her fan club, who just happens to be a lookalike. Meanwhile, some other former child actors, trying to put on a show for the GIs, will be able to do it only if they can get the young actress to be in it, so they set out to persuade her to be in their show--not knowing that she's isn't who they think she is. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Writers
Lawrence Kimble (screenplay) | Frederick Kohner (original story)
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Updated Dec 31, 1942

Release date
Dec 31, 1942 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Jane Withers
Ann Winters / Penelope Ryan Ann Winters / Penelope Ryan   See fewer
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Henry Wilcoxon
Oliver Lawrence Oliver Lawrence   See fewer
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Jack Boyle Jr.
Johnny Kelly (as Patrick Brook) Johnny Kelly (as Patrick Brook)   See fewer
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William Demarest
Harry Fabian Harry Fabian   See fewer
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Ruth Donnelly
Biggy Biggsworth Biggy Biggsworth   See fewer
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Joline Westbrook
Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence   See fewer
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Bobby Breen
Bobby Breen Bobby Breen   See fewer
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Baby Sandy
Baby Sandy Baby Sandy   See fewer
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Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
Alfalfa (as 'Alfalfa' Switzer) Alfalfa (as 'Alfalfa' Switzer)   See fewer
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George 'Spanky' McFarland
Spanky McFarland (as 'Spanky' McFarland) Spanky McFarland (as 'Spanky' McFarland)   See fewer
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Kenneth Brown
Buddy (as Butch and Buddy) Buddy (as Butch and Buddy)   See fewer
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Billy Lenhart
Butch (as Butch and Buddy) Butch (as Butch and Buddy)   See fewer
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Cora Sue Collins
Cora Sue Collins Cora Sue Collins   See fewer
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Robert Coogan
Bobby Coogan Bobby Coogan   See fewer
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Grace Costello
Grace Costello Grace Costello   See fewer
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The Falkner Orchestra
The Falkner Orchestra The Falkner Orchestra   See fewer
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Karl Kiffe
Karl Kiffe Karl Kiffe   See fewer
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Jackie Brown
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Q. Bryan
Irish Mayor (uncredited) Irish Mayor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marietta Canty
Sweetheart (uncredited) Sweetheart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Conti
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Cooper
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Evans
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverly Hudson
Beverly (uncredited) Beverly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dickie Humphreys
Dickie (uncredited) Dickie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marilyn Kay
Sweetheart (uncredited) Sweetheart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Kelly
Sweetheart (uncredited) Sweetheart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Kent
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucille Lambert
Sweetheart (uncredited) Sweetheart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dickie Love
Acrobat (uncredited) Acrobat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam McDaniel
Cook (uncredited) Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry McKim
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Middlemass
V.J. (uncredited) V.J. (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Nesbitt
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norma Varden
Miss Penticott (uncredited) Miss Penticott (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cecil Weston
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lloyd Whitlock
Army Major (uncredited) Army Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 60 votes