Jim Davis Comes Home

Tregaskis, Richard
February 1946
Saturday Evening Post;2/9/1946, Vol. 218 Issue 32, p17
The article focuses on the decision of actor Jim Davis to return to acting after two and a half years of service with the U.S. Coast Guard. He was selected for a leading role in a film with actress Ann Sothern when the draft call from the Coast Guard came. He served in the Coast Guard and was slated for a medical discharge on the grounds of a congenital deformity of the spine. He went back at the casting office after his release to ask for his job back.


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