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Obit. for author of "See Here, Private Hargrove"


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Marion Hargrove, author of 1940s best-selling book, "See Here, Private Hargrove", died this weekend. He was 83 years old. His mis-adventures in basic training at Ft. Bragg, N.C. were published in diary format and published in his North Carolina hometown newspaper. A book was published under that title; the book became a best-seller. An MGM movie was filmed, starring Robert Walker in the lead roll, supported by a cast including Donna Reed, Chill Wills, and Keenan Wynn. A sequel, "What's next, Corporal Hargrove", was filmed w/ Walker reprising his role. Hargrove, discharged as a Sargeant, went on to radio, T.V. and film writing. He wrote the Screenplay of the musical, "The Music Man," starring Robert Preston.

Another "Taps" for another WW II veteran....

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