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Cadets on Parade (1942)

Approved | | Drama | 22 January 1942 (USA)
Austin Shannon, after showing cowardice in sports and unable to adjust to student life, decides he is a misfit at military school and runs away. He meets newsboy Joe Novak and they become ... See full summary »

Director:

Lew Landers

Writers:

Martha Barnett (story), Frank Fenton (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Freddie Bartholomew ... Austin Shannon
Jimmy Lydon ... Joe Novak
Joseph Crehan ... Jeff Shannon
Raymond Hatton ... Gus Novak
Minna Gombell ... Della
Robert Warwick ... Colonel Metcalfe
Kenneth MacDonald ... Dr. Nesbitt
Jack Gardner Jack Gardner ... Photographer
Chuck Hamilton ... Cop
Emory Parnell ... Inspector Kennedy
Daisy ... Eight Ball the Dog (as Eight Ball)
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Storyline

Austin Shannon, after showing cowardice in sports and unable to adjust to student life, decides he is a misfit at military school and runs away. He meets newsboy Joe Novak and they become friends. A $1000 reward is posted for Freddie's return but Joe doesn't take advantage of it. Joe desires an education so Austin tutors him, while Joe teaches Austin how to box, play baseball and football... without flinching. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

Salute American's Sons! Hats Off...To Tomorrow's Heroes! See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

It's Tough to Be a Hero See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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