The New Pictures, Aug. 14, 1944

Janie (Warner), according to the studio handouts, "is today's 16-year-old; vibrant, clear-eyed, frank and astonishingly well-poised." Since adolescent poise still astonishes millions of people and adolescent vibrations still roll most adults in the aisles, it is a safe bet that Janie will clean up as tidily at cinema box offices as it did on Broadway (TIME, Sept. 21, 1942).

At the start Janie (Joyce Reynolds) likes to doubletalk and to schmooze with drab civilian "Scooper" Nolan (Dick Erdman) at blanket parties. Then the Army arrives, to use Janie's home town as a base...

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