The New Pictures, Mar. 30, 1942

The Remarkable Andrew (Paramount) is a refreshing fantasy. It brings back a posse of Founding Fathers and other once-vigorous Americans to mop up a pack of dishonest, flag-waving, 20th-century politicians.

Oathy, whiskey-swigging Andrew Jackson (Brian Donlevy), seventh President of the U.S., turns up in Shale City, Colo, to pay a debt of gratitude to the great-grandson of the man who saved his life at the Battle of New Orleans. The great-grandson, William Holden, an honest young municipal bookkeeper, needs help. His politico bosses are about to jail him for discovering that they have...

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