6.5/10
8

Military Academy (1940)

Tommy Lewis, the son of a big time racketeer, is enrolled in military school under an assumed name as protection from the notoriety of his father. Tommy is assigned to share a room with ... See full summary »

Director:

D. Ross Lederman

Writers:

Karl Brown, Richard English (story) | 1 more credit »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Tommy Kelly ... Tommy Lewis
Bobby Jordan ... Dick Hill
David Holt ... Sandy Blake
Jackie Searl ... Prentiss Dover
Don Beddoe ... Marty Lewis
Jimmy Butler ... Cadet Dewey
Walter Tetley Walter Tetley ... Cadet Blackburn
Earle Foxe ... Maj. Dover
Eddie Dew ... Capt. Kendall
Warren Ashe Warren Ashe ... Capt. Banning
Joan Leslie ... Marjorie Blake (as Joan Brodel)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Russ Linder Russ Linder ... Cheerleader
Danny Welton Danny Welton
Edit

Storyline

Tommy Lewis, the son of a big time racketeer, is enrolled in military school under an assumed name as protection from the notoriety of his father. Tommy is assigned to share a room with Dick Hill, an egotistical school athlete, and Sandy Blake, a pampered rich boy. Even though all three boys are potentially good lads, each has a handicap that he must overcome. Dick suffers from self-importance, while Sandy suffers from the pampered neglect of his family. When Tommy's father visits the school to watch a track meet, he is recognized by a reporter, and Tommy is exposed as his son. Despite the derision, Tommy decides to stay in school, taking the advice of Major Dover, the headmaster, not to quit under fire. When Tommy sees Prentiss Dover, the major's bully son, steal money from the student cash fund, he decides to protect the reputation of the major and the school, and wires his father for money to replace the stolen funds. Tommy's good deed goes amiss, however, when he is caught ... Written by Lloyd Purvis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

military academy | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Academia Militar See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed