Sons of the Legion

Sons of The Legion is a 1938 film directed by James P. Hogan. Its plot concerns a group of young men looking to start a squadron in their Legion Post. However, because the boy's father wrongfully received a dishonorable discharge after World War I, his father cannot join the Legion and in turn his son cannot join the squadron.[1]

Sons of the Legion
Directed byJames P. Hogan
Produced byStuart Walker
CinematographyCharles Edgar Schoenbaum
Edited byAnne Bauchens
Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • September 18, 1938 (1938-09-18)
Running time
60 min.
CountryUnited States



Tim Holt was loaned to Paramount from Walter Wanger.[2] Filming started 30 June 1938.[3]


  1. ^ FRANK S. NUGENTT. M. P.B. C.B. R. C. (Sep 30, 1938). "THE SCREEN IN REVIEW: ' Too Hot to Handle,' With Clark Gable and Myrna Loy, Opens at the Capitol 'Drums' Shown at the Music Hall--'Sons of the Legion' at Criterion At theSquire At the Criterion At the Music Hall". New York Times. p. 24.
  2. ^ "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: Plans to Produce 'Personal History' Are Abandoned for the Present by Wanger TROPIC HOLIDAY' TO OPEN Bob Burns and Martha Raye to Be Featured in Picture at Paramount This Morning Of Local Origin". New York Times. June 29, 1938. p. 15.
  3. ^ "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: Henry Fonda Will Be Seen in RKO's 'Mad Miss Manton' Opposite Miss Stanwyck LORD JEFF' OPENS TODAY Capitol Presents Metro Film Starring Mickey Rooney and Freddie Bartholomew Of Local Origin". New York Times. June 30, 1938. p. 21.

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