Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1942 film)

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Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
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Directed by Charles Barton
Written by Hal Braham
Ned Dandy
Shannon Day
Marian Grant
Harry Sauber
Produced by Wallace MacDonald
Starring Jackie Gleason
Jack Durant]
Florence Rice
Cinematography John Stumar
Edited by William A. Lyon
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
April 2, 1942
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States
Language English

Tramp, Tramp, Tramp is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Charles Barton and starring Jackie Gleason, Jack Durant and Florence Rice. [1] The film's sets were designed by the studio's regular art director Lionel Banks. The production was an attempt to replicate the success of rival studio Universal's hit film Buck Privates , starring Abbott and Costello. [2]



Two small town barbers attempt to enlist in the Army following America's entry into World War II. However they are both rejected military unfit. Inspired by a sense of patriotism they form their own "home defense" unit, recruiting other men who have been rejected by the draft board.


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