Colonel Effingham's Raid (1945)
Colonel Effingham's Raid
Directed by Irving Pichel
Cast: Charles Coburn, Thurston Hall and Joan Bennett
Film / Comedy
Colonel Effingham, a lovable old veteran, returns to his hometown of Fredricksville, Georgia as World War II commences. There, he finds nephew William Eythe, who helps facilitate a job for his uncle on the town newspaper. Also on staff is society gal Joan Bennett. The Colonel uses his newspaper column, "On the Firing Line " to rally the townspeople. He wants to save the old town Courthouse from being torn down, and replaced. Can he rally the townspeople to save the monument from demolition?
Actors: Joan Bennett, Charles Coburn