The Fighting 69Th

  • 1940
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

A showcase for the wisecracking, swaggering antics of Cagney, playing a would-be hero from Brooklyn who joins the all-Irish 69th New York Regiment after the US enters WWI. Jerry Plunkett (Cagney) is a street-corner brawler who couldn't care less about the illustrious military tradition embodied in the old 69th and who snubs feisty Father Duffy (O'Brien,...read more

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The Fighting 69th
A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit.

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  • Review: A showcase for the wisecracking, swaggering antics of Cagney, playing a would-be hero from Brooklyn who joins the all-Irish 69th New York Regiment after the US enters WWI. Jerry Plunkett (Cagney) is a street-corner brawler who couldn't care less about the… (more)

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