Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom he has been dreaming about while in the Pacific. He meets her later at the Farmer's Market. On the third night, Slim is the millionth man into the Canteen, earning him a date with Joan. Slim thinks he's been duped when she doesn't show up at his train. Slim's buddy Sergant dances with Joan Crawford. Canteen President Bette Davis praises the canteen and the war effort. Virtually everyone Warners could spare entertains.
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62 Stars in Warners' Biggest Ever!
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Did You Know?
The striped dress worn here by Janis Page when she dances with Dane Clark was later seen on Doris Day in 1949's It's a Great Feeling, during the scene where Day masquerades as a French starlet newly signed by Warner Brothers. See more
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. See more
Don't get your hopes up, he's been Leslie-ized.
Oh will you stop, I've been Reagan-ized.
Opening credits are displayed rising up over "Hollywood Canteen" sign. See more
Die Biene (The Bee), Op.13 No.9
Music by Franz Schubert
Performed by Joseph Szigeti
on violin with Harry Kaufman
on piano See more