You're in the Army Now


1h 26m 1937

Brief Synopsis

An American gangster joins the British Army to evade the police.

Film Details

Also Known As
O.H.M.S.
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Adventure
War
Release Date
Mar 1, 1937
Premiere Information
London opening: Jan 1937
Production Company
Gaumont-British Picture Corp.
Distribution Company
Gaumont-British Picture Corp. of America
Country
Great Britain and United States
Location
Great Britain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
7,813ft

Synopsis

American racketeer Jimmie Dean travels to England, where he assumes the identity of a Canadian whom he has been falsely accused of murdering. Jimmie is then forced to join the British army in the dead man's place. He falls in love with the Canadian's childhood playmate, Sally Briggs, and becomes a hero after saving an isolated English colony in China.

Film Details

Also Known As
O.H.M.S.
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Adventure
War
Release Date
Mar 1, 1937
Premiere Information
London opening: Jan 1937
Production Company
Gaumont-British Picture Corp.
Distribution Company
Gaumont-British Picture Corp. of America
Country
Great Britain and United States
Location
Great Britain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Film Length
7,813ft

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Notes

The film was released in Great Britain under the title O.H.M.S., which signifies "On His Majesty's Service." Modern sources include Associate Producer Geoffrey Barkas and Design Edward Carrick in the production.