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Hollywood Canteen
Directed by:
Delmer Daves

Directed by Delmer Daves, "Hollywood Canteen" (also known as "Ho baciato una stella") is a Comedy/Musical/Romance film, released on December 15 of 1944 in the USA . Jack Benny and Joe E. Brown are starring, alongside Eddie Cantor, Kitty Carlisle, Jack Carson and Dane Clark.

Who is the director of "Hollywood Canteen":

Hollywood Canteen was directed by Delmer Daves, an American writer, director, actor, and producer.

Before directing Hollywood Canteen, Delmer Daves had directed The Very Thought of You, released in 1944, Destination Tokyo (1943). Since, he directed Pride of the Marines, released in 1945, Dark Passage (1947), To the Victor (1948), A Kiss in the Dark (1949), Broken Arrow (1950), and Bird of Paradise (1951).

What was the release date of "Hollywood Canteen":

Hollywood Canteen was initially released on Friday, December 15, 1944, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Keys of the Kingdom (dir. John M. Stahl) and The Town Went Wild (dir. Ralph Murphy). This was seventy-five (75) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, October 29, 1947 in France; Sunday, October 12, 1980 in Germany; Wednesday, November 05, 1947 in Italy and on Tuesday, June 08, 1948 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Hollywood Canteen":

At the casting of Hollywood Canteen we find Jack Benny, previously seen in George Washington Slept Here (1942) and To Be or Not to Be (1942); Joe E. Brown (Pin Up Girl (1944), The Daring Young Man (1942)); Eddie Cantor (Show Business (1944), Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)) [ more... ]

  • Robert Hutton and Dane Clark, Faye Emerson, John Garfield, Alan Hale can all be seen in Destination Tokyo, released in 1943.
  • Andrea King and Jack Carson, Alan Hale, Robert Hutton have all also be seen in Roughly Speaking, released in 1945.
  • Helmut Dantine, Faye Emerson, Alan Hale and Andrea King also appeared in Hotel Berlin, released in 1945.
  • Paul Henreid and Faye Emerson, John Garfield, Sydney Greenstreet also appeared in Between Two Worlds, released in 1944.
  • Andrea King and Dane Clark, Alan Hale also appeared in God Is My Co-Pilot, released in 1945.
  • Victor Francen, Sydney Greenstreet and Paul Henreid have all also be seen in Devotion, released in 1946.
  • Faye Emerson, Victor Francen and Paul Henreid also appeared in In Our Time, released in 1944.
  • Victor Francen, Sydney Greenstreet and Paul Henreid also appeared in The Conspirators, released in 1944.
  • Jack Carson, Joan Crawford and Sydney Greenstreet also appeared together in It's a Great Feeling, released in 1949.
  • Dane Clark, Faye Emerson and Andrea King also worked together in The Very Thought of You, released in 1944.
  • Faye Emerson, Victor Francen and Sydney Greenstreet also appeared in The Mask of Dimitrios, released in 1944.
  • Sydney Greenstreet and Helmut Dantine, Victor Francen have all also be seen in Passage to Marseille, released in 1944.
  • Helmut Dantine, Sydney Greenstreet and Paul Henreid can also be seen in Casablanca, released in 1942.

What is the Storyline of "Hollywood Canteen":

Two soldiers on leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before returning to active duty in the South Pacific. Slim Green (Hutton) is the millionth G.I. to enjoy the Canteen, and consequently wins a date with Joan Leslie. The other G.I., Sergeant Nolan, (Clark) gets to dance with Joan Crawford. Canteen founders Bette Davis and John Garfield give talks on the history of the Canteen. The soldiers enjoy a variety of musical numbers performed by a host of Hollywood stars.


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