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Sergeant Murphy

Story: An Army private becomes fond of a talented horse. Sergeant Murphy is the horse.

Scenery: Scenes filmed at the Presidio of Monterey.

Also of local interest: The cast and crew stayed at Monterey's San Carlos Hotel (now the site of the Monterey Marriott). Local soldiers played extras, but the Army forbid them from accepting pay. Ronald Reagan treated them to dinner at the hotel.

People:

  • Director: B. Reeves Eason
  • Stars: Ronald Reagan, Mary Maguire, Donald Crisp, Ben Hendricks, William Davidson.

Technical:

  • Year: 1938
  • Studio: Warner Brothers
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
  • Sound: mono
  • Running time: 57 min.

Sources

Information compiled from:
The Monterey Herald,
the Monterey County Film Commission, Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide,
the Internet Movie Database,
and other sources.

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