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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.
In training camp, there is a reference to the 69th as "Coxey's Army". Coxey's Army was the name given to a protest march on Washington in 1894 by unemployed workers, led by businessman Jacob Coxey.
I don't believe I've met *you* yet...
Jerry Plunkett: Oh, I've been around. Plunkett's my name; Jerry Plunkett. "Smilin' Jerry" they call me, on account of my disposition!
After the skirmish in the woods, an "unconscious" German prisoner obligingly stands on his feet prior to being carried back to the American lines.
Up until 2004, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) had been showing an abbreviated 79-minute version of this film, with a different opening set of 13 cast credits and no end credits. The original 90-minute version has 17 end cast credits and was finally shown on TCM in 2004, although it was shown on its sister station, TNT, in the early 1990s. The IMDb cast order is based on the original movie.
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