Wednesday, May 30, 2012

A Yank In Burma (1942)

Starring Laraine Day, Barry Nelson, and Stuart Crawford; directed by George Seitz

A heroic New York City cabby Joe Tracy, played by Barry Nelson, accepts an offer by the Chinese government to escort a convoy along the Burma Road. While there, he falls for a Mrs. Gail Farwood, played by Laraine Day, an ex-patriot married to a pilot for the Japanese Army.

The Ben Ali Theatre, which was located at 121 East Main, premiere party for A Yank In Burma, 2/27/1942, Lafayette Studios collection #4846e