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They Got Me Covered

They Got Me Covered

David Butler (1943)

89min
U Certificate
Fri 3 Mar 12pm - 1:50pm Talking Pictures
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Review

Our Score
Only Bing Crosby was missing from this wartime flag-waver that might otherwise have been called "The Road to Victory". Bob Hope zings his way through a generous ration of wisecracks, as he and Dorothy Lamour root out Otto Preminger and his fellow Nazis. Screenwriter Harry Kurnitz, who was something of a dab hand at both comedies and thrillers, adeptly judges the mix of suspense and silliness, leaving director David Butler with little to do but keep up the tempo and show off Sam Goldwyn's typically lavish sets. Eduardo Ciannelli and Donald Meek are the pick of the supporting cast.

Summary

A bungling newspaper reporter gets mixed up with a foreign spy ring. Wartime comedy, starring Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour.

Cast & Crew

Robert "Kit" Kittredge Bob Hope
Christina Hill Dorothy Lamour
Mrs Vanescu, assumed name of Olga Lenore Aubert
Otto Fauscheim Otto Preminger
Baldanacco Eduardo Ciannelli
Gloria, The "Glow Girl" Marion Martin
Little old man Donald Meek
Sally Branch Phyllis Ruth
Nichimuro Philip Ahn
Norman Mason Donald MacBride
Helen Mary Treen
Mildred Bettye Avery
Gypsy woman Florence Bates
Director David Butler
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Other Information

Language: English Black and White Available on: Available on video

Comedy

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