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    Franklin Pangborn (the band leader), mother (Georgia Caine) and ex-sweetheart Libby (Ella Raines) among the revelers awaiting the local war hero, unaware that he hasn't told them he was forced to accept a medical discharge and never served, in Preston Sturges' Hail The Conquering Hero, 1944.

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