Pack Up Your Troubles

A great masterpiece on the Great War and its aftermath of orphans, treated unfailingly as comedy.

Marshall (a fine tough heavy l’improviste) says he never saw McCarey on the set but takes it for granted he was responsible for the second-unit victory in the trenches (a tank takes Laurel & Hardy through the barbed wire at night, roping in Huns on the return), among other things, according to Skretvedt.