• Short Summary

    Famous American ventriloquist dummy joins the US Army Air Corps.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Blockhead Joins The US Army".

    United States of America (USA)

    MS of the ventriloquist dummy Charlie McCarthy dressed in army uniform being enrolled into the US army by Recruiting Sergeant. The comic ceremony is watched by large number of troops lined up on the parade ground - nat. sound. The ventriloquist is Edgar Bergen. The dummy suggests putting hostesses on bombers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1059.19
    Media URN:
    21197
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:22:00 / 01:21:22:00
    Canister:
    40/87

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