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A Guy Named Joe


"A Guy Named Joe" is a 1943 film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Victor Fleming, produced by Everett Riskin, from a screenplay by Dalton Trumbo, adapted by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan from a story by Chandler Sprague and David Boehm. It starred Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne and Van Johnson, with Esther Williams in a minor role. Musically, it featured the popular song "I'll Get By" by Fred Ahlert and Roy Turk, sung by Ms. Dunne.


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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Heaven (2015)

by Miriam Van Scott

GUY NAMED JOE, A Spencer Tracy stars as aWorld War II pilot killed in action in the1943 film A Guy Named Joe (a reference to the slang that a “Joe” is a “good guy”). Unable to enjoy paradise due to “unfinished business” back on earth, Tracy ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

A Guy Named Joe (43, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Weird War Stories (2017)

Supernatural and Science Fiction Elements in Novels, Pulps, Comics, Film, Television, Games and Other Media by Paul Green

A Guy Named Joe (1944), starring (from left) Spencer Tracy as Pete Sandridge and Irene Dunn as Dorinda Durston (Metro-Goldwyn Mayer). The Human Torch # 10 (Winter 1942). Cover art by Alex. GURPS World War II: Weird War II— The ...

Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature (2005)

by Steven R. Serafin, Alfred Bendixen

's best-known work concerned the bravery of American soldiers during World War II, including the films A Guy Named Joe. with Spencer Tracy as the ghost of a combat pilot who returns to guide Van Johnson, a novice flyer, released ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Angels (2004)

by Rosemary Guiley

A Guy Named Joe (1943) adds patriotism to the angelic agenda of assisting humans through bereavement. Joe, a pilot—played by Spencer Tracy—dies and becomes the GUARDIAN ANGEL of new pilots during World War II, including a rival ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film (2000)

Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young

Batley Standard historical melodrama: Catholic conspirator foiled in at-tempt to blow up parliament A Guy Named Joe 1943. (USA). MGM. b&w. 120 mins.

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