Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

Joan Leslie

(1925-2015)

 

 Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Rated NR

A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

 This Is the Army (1943) Rated NR

In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war, he becomes a producer. In WWII his son Johnny Jones, who was before his father’s assistant, gets the order to stage a new all-soldier show, called This is the Army. But in his personal life he has problems, because he refuses to marry his fiancée until the war is over.

 Sergeant York (1941) Rated NR

A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.

 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History (2008) Rated NR

The most entertaining and comprehensive film about Hollywood musicals ever produced.

 Hill Number One: A Story of Faith and Inspiration (1951) Rated NR

A respectful interpretation of what might have happened among Jesus’s followers in the three days before Crucifixion. The story is told in the modern context of an US Army company stationed in Korea during the Korean War.

Synopsis by IMDB.

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