Meet Danny Wilson is a 1952 American comedy film directed by Joseph Pevney and starring Frank Sinatra, Shelley Winters, and Alex Nicol. The film is about a young man who is drafted into the United States Army and must adjust to life in the military. Danny Wilson (Sinatra) is a young man who is drafted into the United States Army. He is sent to Fort Dix, New Jersey, where he meets a group of other recruits, including the tough-talking Rocky (Nicol) and the shy and timid Alvin (Richard Erdman). Danny is also attracted to a young woman named Peggy (Winters), who is working as a waitress at the local diner. Danny and the other recruits go through basic training, where they are taught how to march, shoot, and follow orders. Danny struggles with the discipline of the military, but he eventually learns to conform. He also becomes friends with Rocky and Alvin, and the three of them form a close bond. After basic training, Danny is assigned to a unit that is being sent to Korea. He is reluctant to go to war, but he knows that he has to do his duty. Danny and his unit arrive in Korea and are immediately sent into battle. They fight bravely, but they are outnumbered and outgunned by the enemy. Danny is wounded in battle and is sent back to the United States for medical treatment. He is discharged from the Army and returns home to Peggy. The two of them get married and start a family. Danny has finally found his place in the world.

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Meet Danny Wilson (1951)

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Meet Danny Wilson is a 1952 American comedy film directed by Joseph Pevney and starring Frank Sinatra, Shelley Winters, and Alex Nicol. The film is about a young man who is drafted into the United States Army and must adjust to life in the military. Danny Wilson (Sinatra) is a young man who is drafted into the United States Army. He is sent to Fort Dix, New Jersey, where he meets a group of other recruits, including the tough-talking Rocky (Nicol) and the shy and timid Alvin (Richard Erdman). Danny is also attracted to a young woman named Peggy (Winters), who is working as a waitress at the local diner. Danny and the other recruits go through basic training, where they are taught how to march, shoot, and follow orders. Danny struggles with the discipline of the military, but he eventually learns to conform. He also becomes friends with Rocky and Alvin, and the three of them form a close bond. After basic training, Danny is assigned to a unit that is being sent to Korea. He is reluctant to go to war, but he knows that he has to do his duty. Danny and his unit arrive in Korea and are immediately sent into battle. They fight bravely, but they are outnumbered and outgunned by the enemy. Danny is wounded in battle and is sent back to the United States for medical treatment. He is discharged from the Army and returns home to Peggy. The two of them get married and start a family. Danny has finally found his place in the world.

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Cast
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Lee Miller

Airline Clerk (uncredited)
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Carlos Molina

Bandleader (uncredited)
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Noreen Michaels

Ad Lib Bit (uncredited)
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Herbert Lytton

White, Lawyer (uncredited)
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Larry McGrath

Inmate (uncredited)
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Forbes Murray

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Charles Perry

Bit Role (uncredited)
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Ezelle Poule

Maggie (uncredited)
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Bob Perry

Tim (uncredited)
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Gregg Palmer

Interne / Policeman (uncredited)
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Charlie Parlato

Musician with Trumpet (uncredited)
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John Indrisano

Truck Passenger (uncredited)
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Colin Kenny

London Bobby (uncredited)
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Tom Hubbard

Cop (uncredited)
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Stuart Holmes

Nightclub Extra (uncredited)
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Charles Horvath

Truck Driver (uncredited)
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Bert Keyes

Bit Role (uncredited)
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Donna Leary

Bobby-Soxer (uncredited)
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Earl Lee

Park Cop (uncredited)
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Morty Langer

Newsboy (uncredited)
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Jack Kruschen

Drunken Heckler (uncredited)
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Mike Lally

Driscoll's Nightclub Headwaiter (uncredited)
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George Ramsey

Electrician (uncredited)
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Billy Vernon

Usher (uncredited)
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Peter Virgo

Pool Player (uncredited)
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Ken Terrell

Driscoll's Henchman (uncredited)
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Brick Sullivan

Cop Outside Fight Arena (uncredited)
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Jeanne Tatum

Tired Hairdresser (uncredited)
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George Wallace

Patrolman (uncredited)
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Sally Yarnell

Reporter (uncredited)
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Louis Young

Quartette Singer (uncredited)
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Sam Wolfe

Waiter in Hamburger Joint (uncredited)
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Billy Wayne

Driscoll's Nightclub Manager (uncredited)
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Danny Welton

Joey Thompson (uncredited)
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Ned Roberts

Park Policeman (uncredited)
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Michael Ross

Salesman (uncredited)
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Albin Robeling

Waiter (uncredited)
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Bob Reeves

Plainclothesman (uncredited)
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Phil Resnick

Inmate (uncredited)
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Jeffrey Sayre

Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
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Bert Stevens

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Leo Sulky

Bit Role (uncredited)
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Charles Sherlock

Bit Role (uncredited)
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Frank J. Scannell

Nightclub Emcee (uncredited)
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Bruce Sharpe

Inmate (uncredited)
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Paula Hill

Party Girl (uncredited)
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Willie Bloom

Fight Second (uncredited)
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Harold Bostwick

Photographer (uncredited)
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Eleanor Bassett

Girl at Party (uncredited)
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Phil Arnold

Little Man (uncredited)
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Ray Barnes

Second Interne (uncredited)
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James Bradley

Quartette Singer (uncredited)
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Ralph Brooks

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Sue Casey

Bit Role (uncredited)
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Norman Brooks

Quartette Singer (uncredited)
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Paul Bradley

Ad Lib Bit (uncredited)
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Mary Brewer

Party Girl (uncredited)
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Raymond Burr

Nick Driscoll alias Joe Martell
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Vaughn Taylor

T.W. Hatcher
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Alex Nicol

Michael Francis (Mike) Ryan
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Frank Sinatra

Danny Wilson
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Shelley Winters

Joy Carroll
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Tommy Farrell

Tommy Wells
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John Albright

Newsboy (uncredited)
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Richard Alexander

Bit Role (uncredited)
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Carl Sklover

Cab driver
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Donald MacBride

Police Desk Sergeant
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Barbara Knudson

Marie
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Jimmy Casino

Fight Second (uncredited)
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Paul Ely

Western Union Messenger (uncredited)
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Sandra Farrell

Bobby-Soxer (uncredited)
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George Eldredge

Detective Lt. Kelly (uncredited)
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John Dix

Quartette Singer (uncredited)
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Bob Donnelly

Emerson (uncredited)
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Bobby Faye

Inmate (uncredited)
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George Garver

Fighter (uncredited)
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Charmienne Harker

Dance Director (uncredited)
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Cindy Garner

Stewardess (uncredited)
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Pat Flaherty

'Mother' Murphy (uncredited)
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Bess Flowers

Guest at Danny's Party (uncredited)
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Jack Chefe

Makeup Man (uncredited)
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Eddie Coontz

Reporter (uncredited)
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Jeff Chandler

Himself, Jeff Chandler, Nightclub patron (uncredited)
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Bill Cassady

Newspaper reporter (uncredited)
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Bill Cassidy

Interne (uncredited)
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Tony Curtis

Himself - Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
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Helen Dickson

Club Extra (uncredited)
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Tom Dillon

Policeman (uncredited)
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Sayre Dearing

Bit Role (uncredited)
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John Daheim

Gus, Driscoll's Henchman (uncredited)
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Peggy Dale

Bit Role (uncredited)
Crew
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Joseph Pevney

Director
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Don McGuire

Writer
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