Doughboys in Ireland

Doughboys in Ireland is a 1943 American musical war film directed by Lew Landers and starring Kenny Baker, Jeff Donnell and Lynn Merrick.[1] The film offered an early role for future star Robert Mitchum, who appeared in many films that year. A group of American troops are stationed in Ireland, where they come into conflict with the locals.

Doughboys in Ireland
Directed byLew Landers
Produced byJack Fier
Written byHoward J. Green
Monte Brice
StarringKenny Baker
Jeff Donnell
Lynn Merrick
Robert Mitchum
Music byJohn Leipold
CinematographyL. William O'Connell
Edited byMel Thorsen
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
October 7, 1942
Running time
61 minutes
CountryUnited States



  1. Krutnik p.232


  • Biskupski, M.B.B. Hollywood's War with Poland, 1939-1945. University Press of Kentucky, 2011.
  • Krutnik, Frank. In a Lonely Street: Film Noir, Genre, Masculinity. Routledge, 2006.

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