Juggling in Movies

This Is the Army (1943)

[George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Alan Hale, Ronald Reagan]

In World War I, dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war, he becomes a producer. His son Johnny, who had been his assistant, gets the order to stage a new all-soldier show during World War II. But he has problems in his personal life, because he refuses to marry his fiancee until the war is over.

Larry Weeks is billed as the KP Potato Juggler, credited as Pfc. Larry Weeks. He juggles three apples, with a few tricks. The entire movie may be watched at YouTube, or downloaded from This Is the Army.mp4. The juggling scene begins at 1:04:30.


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