Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
To convince Bette Davis, one of the co-founders of the actual Hollywood Canteen, to do this shamelessly self-congratulatory film, Warner Brothers agreed to donate 40% of the profits to the cause of keeping the doors of the real canteen open through the end of World War II.
All I wanted to ask him is to join me in a cigarette.
Sydney Greenstreet: He didn't trust us, Peter.
Peter Lorre: No... and we are such gentle people.
Sydney Greenstreet: Are we?
When "Slim" is sightseeing in Hollywood at the beginning of the film his infantry division patch (40th Div) is shown on his left shoulder. However, in one scene (right after the swimming pool), the patch is displayed on his right shoulder.
Opening credits are displayed rising up over "Hollywood Canteen" sign.