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Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)

Approved | | Music, Romance, War | 17 March 1944 (USA)
Reenactments of actual USO experiences of its female stars entertaining troops overseas.

Director:

William A. Seiter

Writers:

Robert Ellis (screenplay), Helen Logan (screenplay) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kay Francis ... Kay Francis
Carole Landis ... Carole Landis
Martha Raye ... Martha Raye
Mitzi Mayfair ... Mitzi Mayfair
Jimmy Dorsey ... Jimmy Dorsey
Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra ... Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
John Harvey John Harvey ... Ted Warren
Phil Silvers ... Eddie
Dick Haymes ... Lt. Dick Ryan
Alice Faye ... Alice Faye
Betty Grable ... Betty Grable
Carmen Miranda ... Carmen Miranda
George Jessel ... Master of Ceremonies
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Acuff ... Sentry (scenes deleted)
Renee Carson Renee Carson ... Swedish Maid (scenes deleted)
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Reenactments of actual USO experiences of its female stars entertaining troops overseas.

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Music | Romance | War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuatro chicas a la guerra See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The radio program shown in the film, Command Performance, was transcribed and transmitted to soldiers using shortwave. Since it was only available to soldiers and not broadcast publicly, few people in the US ever heard it (except for the 1942 Christmas special). The program was famous for being a bit more risqué (no network censors), and for taking soldiers' suggestions. One of the more famous suggestions asked for Carole Landis to sigh on the air, which she did. See more »

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Featured in A Hollywood Christmas (1996) See more »

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Jingle Bells
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Written by James Pierpont
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Poor
14 May 2010 | by AAdaSCSee all my reviews

Kay Francis, Carole Landis, Martha Raye and Mitzi Mayfair entertain troops in London and Africa with some love interests thrown in to try and make a story. Some star guests also make an appearance but they are not very good.

This film is about 4 women doing their wartime turns for soldiers at different camps. There is no storyline and their acts are pretty dreadful. While I was watching the film, I had a phone call asking me what I wanted from MacDonalds. I replied that I wanted a Big Mac, a Quarter Pounder with cheese, a cheeseburger and small fries coz I had 3 bottles of wine the night before and was craving junk food. When I resumed watching the film, the girls were riding camels and even though I had no idea what was happening, I can guarantee 100% that I missed absolutely nothing. There are 2 good moments in the film - one is Carole Landis singing lit up by lighters as the lights go out because of an air raid, and the other is Mitzi Mayfair dancing - she can kick the back of her head! Overall verdict - a Big Mac is better than a Quarter Pounder with cheese.


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