Formal reviews of Hollywood Canteen at the time it was released tended to pan the movie, even though it was a commercial success.
But for today's audiences it's two hours of great fun.
There are terrific song and dance numbers by some of Hollywood's best.
The great irony of this movie has to do with what happened to John Garfield.
His career and his life were ruined, and he died suddenly in May, 1952.