Sergeant York

Many of the outdoor scenes in Sergeant York (1941) were filmed at the Warner Brothers Ranch in Calabasas.

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Pastor Pyle and Alvin York at the local general store in a scene from Sergeant York (1941)

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Joan Leslie and Gary Cooper in a screencap from Sergeant York (1941)

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Gary Cooper and Joan Leslie in an original publicity still for Sergeant York (1941)

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Walter Brennan and Gary Cooper in a screencap from Sergeant York (1941)

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Alvin York tries to make a trade with one of the locals in a screencap from Sergeant York (1941)

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Gary Cooper and Joan Leslie pose for a publicity still for Sergeant York (1941)

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The age difference between Gary Cooper and Joan Leslie was 24 years in Sergeant York (1941), but in real life Alvin was 13 years younger than Gracie.

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Alvin York returns home a war hero in Sergeant York (1941)

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Alvin and Gracie York from Fentress County, Tennessee, in a screencap from Sergeant York (1941).

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Gary Cooper as Sergeant York (1941).  It was the number one box office hit of the year.

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Alvin York seeks guidance in a scene from Sergeant York (1941)

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Gary Cooper as Sergeant York (1941), the second of three films he made with Howard Hawks, after Today We Live (1933) and before Ball of Fire (1942).

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Alvin York often consulted his Bible in Sergeant York (1941).

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Alvin York’s turkey shooting skills come in handy during World War I in a screencap from Sergeant York (1941).