Army & Navy - MORALE: Better Movies Overseas?

"The boys overseas are now getting plenty of pictures, good pictures," said Major General Frederick Osborn, Chief of Army Morale, upon returning last week from a 23,000-mile tour of the Pacific war theater.

Further to quiet complaints the Army Pictorial Service proudly pointed out that Jane Eyre (TIME, Feb. 21) was released to the China-Burma-India circuit in December.

Such bits of Army evidence were encouraging. But the Navy still lagged far behind. Many of the movies shown to sailors and marines (and many soldiers) in forward areas have been: 1) bad; 2) old....

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