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The Ramparts We Watch (1940)

Not Rated | | Drama | 19 September 1940 (USA)
America learns the value of wartime preparedness in de Rochemont's study of World War I's effect on average citizens.


Louis De Rochemont


Robert L. Richards, Cedric Worth (as Cedric R. Worth)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Adair John Adair ... Dan Meredith
John Summers John Summers ... Joe Kovacs
Julia Kent Julia Kent ... Mrs. Joe Kovacs
Ellen Prescott ... Anna Kovacs
C.W. Stowell ... Hon. John Lawton, Congressman
Ethel Hudson Ethel Hudson ... Mrs. John Lawton
Frank McCabe Frank McCabe ... Edward Averill, Businessman
Myra Archibald Myra Archibald ... Mrs. Averill, Nurse
Ed Wragge Ed Wragge ... Walter Averill (as Edward Wragge)
Alfred U. Wysse Alfred U. Wysse ... Prof. Gustav Bensinger (as Alfredo U. Wyss)
Marguerite Brown Marguerite Brown ... Mrs. Bensinger
Andrea King ... Hilda Bensinger (as Georgette McKee)
Robert Rapelye Robert Rapelye ... Fred Bensinger
Harry C. Stopher Harry C. Stopher ... Stuart Gilchrist
Jane Stuart Jane Stuart ... Mrs. Gilchrist


America learns the value of wartime preparedness in de Rochemont's study of World War I's effect on average citizens.

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This production will be sold as an individual attraction and not as part of the regular RKO-Radio contract. See more »




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Release Date:

19 September 1940 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New London, Connecticut, USA

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Production Co:

The March of Time See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Film debut of Andrea King. See more »


The Ramparts We Watch
Music by Gordon Beecher
Lyrics by J. S. Tolder II
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it's boring
20 December 2018 | by Watchin-Movies-At-WorkSee all my reviews

Holy is this ever a boring movie. I'm dying here.

If you ever have to watch this movie for any reason just don't. It's not worth it. The man just talks for what feels like decades. He never stops

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