Cinema: New Picture, Aug. 4, 1941

Sergeant York (Warner). Twenty-three years ago a good-natured, redheaded, gangling young hillbilly from Tennessee's Cumberland Mountains joined the Big Parade and headed for Europe with the 82nd Division of the A.E.F. His name was Alvin Cullum York, and the way he could handle a Springfield was a caution. Originally a conscientious objector, he had overcome his religious scruples against killing to go abroad and put a stop to it.

On Oct. 8, 1918, at the height of the Battle of the Meuse-Argonne, Corporal York, his sergeant and 15 men were ordered to wipe out a hillful of German machine-gun nests. Maneuvering to...

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