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  • Comedy (Aspect: ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.78:1, 16 X 9 LETTERBOX)
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    The mirthful military-school comedy Brother Rat gets a spirited musical makeover as About Face, starring velvet-voiced Gordon MacRae and comedy pros Eddie Bracken and Dick Wesson as conniving cadets who mix their reveille revelry with song, dance and parade-splashy Technicolor®. Their romantic maneuvers aren’t quite regulation: Bracken is secretly married to Phyllis Kirk, with a baby due soon; Wesson eyes pretty new arrival Virginia Gibson, unaware she’s the colonel’s daughter; and MacRae schemes to keep a lieutenant from beating his time with local beauty Aileen Stanley, Jr. Buoyed by bouncy tunes by Charles Tobias and Peter De Rose, they merrily outflank their superiors and woo their women. Meanwhile, a pint-sized protégé of Eddie Cantor steals the show as a put-upon plebe who performs the nutty novelty number “I’m Nobody.” Movie-debuting 19-year-old Joel Grey instantly puts the viewer – and About Face – in his pocket. As The New York Times reviewer proclaimed, he “rates a snappy salute” – and became somebody to watch.

    • Release Date: 1952
    • Runtime: 94:00
    • Genre: Comedy;Musical
    • Language: English
    • Format: DVD-NTSC
    • Screen:
    • Aspect: ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.78:1, 16 X 9 LETTERBOX
    • Rating: NR
    • Audio: DOLBY DIGITAL SURROUND 5.1 - English
    • Color/BW: Color
    • Special Features: 1 DVD5 & 1 DVD9
    • Copyright: MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES and all related characters and elements are TM and © Warner Bros.
    • Number of Discs: 1
    • Disc Format: DVD-5

    Starring:
    Gordon MacRae
    Eddie Bracken
    Dick Wesson
    Virginia Gibson
    Phyllis Kirk
    Aileen Stanley Jr.
    Joel Grey
    Larry Keating
    Cliff Ferre
    John Baer

    Written by:

    Directed by:
    Roy Del Ruth

    Produced by: