The Bugle Sounds

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The Bugle Sounds
The Bugle Sounds poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
Produced by J. Walter Ruben
Screenplay by Cyril Hume
Story by Lawrence Kimble
Cyril Hume
Starring Wallace Beery
Marjorie Main
Lewis Stone
George Bancroft
Henry O'Neill
Donna Reed
Chill Wills
Music by Lennie Hayton
Daniele Amfitheatrof
Cinematography Clyde De Vinna
Edited by Ben Lewis
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • January 13, 1942 (1942-01-13)
Running time
102 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1.2 million (US rentals)[1]

The Bugle Sounds is a 1942 World War II movie starring Wallace Beery as a cavalry sergeant resistant to replacing horses with tanks. The supporting cast includes Marjorie Main, Lewis Stone, George Bancroft, Donna Reed, and Chill Wills, and the film was directed by S. Sylvan Simon.

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In 1941, Colonel Lawton (Lewis Stone) of the 19th Cavalry Regiment has to convert his unit from horses to tanks. Sergeant Patrick Aloysius 'Hap' Doan (Wallace Beery) has a hard time with the adjustments.



Wallace Beery and Marjorie Main starred in the following seven films together:

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