You're in the Army Now

You're in the Army Now is a 1941 comedy film directed by Lewis Seiler and starring Jimmy Durante, Phil Silvers, Jane Wyman, and Regis Toomey.

You're in the Army Now
You're in the Army Now FilmPoster.jpeg
Promotional Movie Poster 1941
Directed byLewis Seiler
Written byGeorge Bentley and
Paul Gerard Smith
(story and screenplay)
Produced byBenjamin Stoloff (associate producer)
StarringJimmy Durante
Phil Silvers
Jane Wyman
Regis Toomey
CinematographyArthur L. Todd
Edited byFrank Magee
Music byHoward Jackson
Release date
December 25, 1941 (United States)
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited States

It featured the longest kiss in film (lasting three minutes and five seconds), between Toomey and Wyman,[1] until 1988.[2]


Characters Actors
Homer 'Jeeper' Smith Jimmy Durante
Breezy Jones Phil Silvers
Bliss Dobson Jane Wyman
Capt. Joe Radcliffe Regis Toomey
Colonel Dobson Donald MacBride
Sgt. Madden Joe Sawyer
Brig. Gen. Damon P. Winthrop Clarence Kolb
Gen. Philpot Paul Harvey
Capt. Austin George Meeker
Lt. Col Rogers Paul Stanton
Sgt. Thorpe William Haade
Army doctor John Maxwell
Della Etta McDaniel

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Guinness Book of Records (twentieth ed.). October 1973. p. 228. ISBN 0-900424-13-3.
  2. ^ Dirks, Tim. "Timeline of Greatest Film Milestones and Turning Points in Film History: The Year 1941". AMC. Retrieved December 18, 2016.

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