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What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
What Did You Do in the War Daddy
Actors: James Coburn, Dick Shawn, Sergio Fantoni, Giovanna Ralli, Aldo Ray
Director: Blake Edwards
Genres: Comedy, Military & War
NR     2008     1hr 56min

Set against the backdrop of WW 2, a by-the-book Captain is ordered to capture a strategic village in Italy and finds the soldiers are willing to surrender if the can have their annual wine festival first. But he must make ...  more »


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Actors: James Coburn, Dick Shawn, Sergio Fantoni, Giovanna Ralli, Aldo Ray
Director: Blake Edwards
Creators: Philip H. Lathrop, Blake Edwards, Dick Crockett, Owen Crump, Maurice Richlin, William Peter Blatty
Genres: Comedy, Military & War
Sub-Genres: Classic Comedies, Blake Edwards, Military & War
Studio: United Artists
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen - Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 05/20/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/1966
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1966
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 56min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 6
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English, German, Italian, French, Spanish
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

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Movie Reviews

D. Blankenship | The Ozarks | 07/23/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is probably one of the funniest movies I've seen. I first viewed this film when it was first released and have watched it several times since. It actually gets better each viewing. The movie was a sort of sleeper and probably has not gotten the recognition it deservies. If you can find a copy, either VHS or DVD, I would strongly suggest you add it to your collection. It is absolutely hilarious, the acting is excellent and the story will stick with you. Highly recommend."
What Did You Do In The War Daddy?
SherryKay | Huntsville, Alabama | 06/14/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie was made in the 1960's, and I remembered seeing it then, and thought it was one of the funniest movies ever. I had always wanted to see it again, so I was elated to be able to get the video. When I watched it again it was as funny, if not more so then I remembered. Harry Morgan, is hysterical, and Dick Shawn and James Coburn are great. It is really, as they say, a laugh riot. It is well worth watching, and I reccomend it highly."
Funny, funny movie!
Dave in Minnetonka | Minnetonka, MN | 06/23/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a great, but under-appreciated movie. Like most Blake Edwards movies, it has fine writing and a good balance between subtle and obvious humor. There is a fine soundtrack by Henry Mancini, and it is unusual in that it features Dick Nash on euphonium (he normally plays trombone for Mancini) in some nice "character" performances. It co-stars Harry Morgan, who plays Col. Potter in MASH. Morgan also played a dingy officer in an earlier MASH episode. This movie has him in a similar role, going a bit bananas after being stuck in some catacombs for too long.

Very entertaining movie!"