Feature: 'At War With the Army' | KCET
Feature: 'At War With the Army'
Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin star in the 1950's musical comedy, "At War With the Army." The film, which is the first that starred the duo, follows the lives of Army First Sergeant Puccinelli (Martin) and Private First Class Korwin (Lewis) at an army post in Kentucky.
Learn more about this movie, about the complicated friendship between Martin and Lewis and about what L.A. was like when this movie first came out in our Classic Cool Theater film history column, Classic Cool Context.
Tonight's Classic Cool Theater package:
- Cartoon: Popeye in "Bride and Gloom"
- Newsreel: Hollywood Stars Leave For USO Tour of Europe"
- Newsreel 2. Harry S. Truman Speech On The Conflict In Korea"
- Musical Interlude: Dean Martin, "La Vie En Rose"
- Film Feature: "At War With The Army"
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