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Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

(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 … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Films 2015

 Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Rated R Based on the book of the same name, this World War II drama reconstructs the events surrounding the six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag … Continue reading

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This is the Army (1943)

Rated NR This is the Army was written by the famous composer Irving Berlin as a tribute to the wartime soldiers during WWII. Berlin first wrote a broadway show Yip Yip Yaphank during WWI which this film was based from. The movie includes … Continue reading

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