Humorists including Jimmy Durante, Andy Devine and Robert Benchley perform 'Down by the Old Mill Stream' for American GIs.
United States Date:1945 Duration:3 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
A woman GI presents 'By Request' for the Army Navy Screen Magazine in the United States. An American soldier in China requests an old song. Character actors, humorists and comedians perform 'Down by the Old Mill Stream' on stage. Performers include Jimmy Durante, Allen Jenkins, Sterling Holloway, Hugh Herbert, William Gargan, Edward Brophy, Andy Devine, Allan Hale, Robert Benchley, and Arthur Treacher. The audience breaks into laughter during the performance. The female GI winds up the show after the performance. She states the program address and asks the soldiers to keep writing in.
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