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Rookies in Burma (1943)

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62 min | Comedy, War

Even in the jungles of Burma, U.S. Army Privates Jerry Miles (Wally Brown), and Mike Strager (Alan Carney, are still spending most of their time on KP (Kitchen Police) duty. But they are captured by the Japanese and taken to a prison camp ...See moreEven in the jungles of Burma, U.S. Army Privates Jerry Miles (Wally Brown), and Mike Strager (Alan Carney, are still spending most of their time on KP (Kitchen Police) duty. But they are captured by the Japanese and taken to a prison camp and discover that their long-suffering Sergeant Burke (Erford Gage0 has also been captured. They manage to escape into the jungle and find their way to a Burmanese village in which two American showgirls, Janie (Joan Barclay and Connie (Claire Carleton, who have escaped from Shanghia, are stranded. The fivesome borrow an elephant and head for India. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writer
Edward James (original screenplay)
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Updated Dec 31, 1943

Release date
Dec 1943 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Wally Brown
Jerry Miles Jerry Miles   See fewer
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Alan Carney
Mike Strager Mike Strager   See fewer
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Erford Gage
Sergeant Burke Sergeant Burke   See fewer
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Joan Barclay
Janie - the Brunette Janie - the Brunette   See fewer
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Claire Carleton
Connie - the Blonde Connie - the Blonde   See fewer
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Ted Hecht
Captain Tomura Captain Tomura   See fewer
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Robert Andersen
American Soldier (uncredited) American Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emory Chow
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carlos Garrido
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hamilton
Army Major (uncredited) Army Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen Jung
Japanese Captain (uncredited) Japanese Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pete G. Katchenaro
Knife Thrower (uncredited) Knife Thrower (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Kim
Japanese Aviator (uncredited) Japanese Aviator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Law
Japanese Sentry (uncredited) Japanese Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Lee
Japanese Radio Operator (uncredited) Japanese Radio Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Preston Lee
Burmese Native (uncredited) Burmese Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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James B. Leong
Japanese Soldier in Tank (uncredited) Japanese Soldier in Tank (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Loo
Colonel Matsuda (uncredited) Colonel Matsuda (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Regan
American Soldier (uncredited) American Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Road
American Soldier (uncredited) American Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Santos
Japanese Officer (uncredited) Japanese Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lim Sin
Japanese Sentry (uncredited) Japanese Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Owen Song
Burmese Native (uncredited) Burmese Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leroy Strine
American Soldier (uncredited) American Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beal Wong
Japanese Tank Guard (uncredited) Japanese Tank Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Wong
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.7 / 10 | 32 votes