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