Take the 2-minute tour ×
Movies & TV Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for movie and tv enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm racking my brain trying to remember an American made (ca. early 1940s?) war film about Americans at war, perhaps with some romantic comedy aspects to it. Main reason for interest: Mess scene in film where NCO says, "Thanks for the add".

Most people assume that the expression is very recent with its origins in internet lingo (for e.g., in MySpace), but evidently it goes back way beyond.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

I think the film you're looking for might be On The Double produced in 1961 but set during World War 2 in wartime Britain. The film was made for Paramount and starred Danny Kaye as an American soldier who bears an uncanny resemblance to a British general. Hijinks ensue.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.