WWII "Toby" Jug
This Toby jug is an exact replica of the original movie prop used in Twentieth Century Fox's 1949 hit "Twelve O'clock High", starring Gregory Peck and Dean Jagger. The film begins in 1949, as American attorney Harvey Stovall spots a familiar Toby jug in an English antique shop. He buys it, boards a train and then bicycles to the abandoned airbase at Archbury where he served in World War II. The film then flashes back to 1942. And the significance of the Robin Hood Toby mug? Usually it sits on the mantel the officers' club, face to the wall; whenever there's a mission the mug is turned face out.
Dimensions are 8" high by 8 1/2" wide (includes handle)
Gregory Peck received a Best Actor OSCAR® nomination for his powerful performance in this thrilling war drama. After the 918 Bomb Group suffers devastating losses during World War II, Brigadier General Frank Savage (Peck) is sent to take command of the unit. Although at first his men resent the tough disciplinarian, he ultimately becomes personally involved in their wellbeing.
Twelve O'Clock...Gregory Peck received a Best Actor OSCAR® nomination for his p...
Mission On !
Posted by Bll Grant on Jul 3rd 2017
For a number of years while enjoying the film i often said to myself---'Gee, wish i had a toby mug likein the movie.'. So i was overjoyed to
find that a replica copy was now available from the 8th AAF shop. i quicky ordered one and was most pleased at the accuracy of the
replica and the craftsmanship upon opening at home. Most reassuringly was learning that the jug was crafted in the USA and nit in ChINA.
This replica now rests on my mantel as a tribute to those gallant young men in the Mighty 8th that gave their ALL for the USA. i hope
that hundreds of this replica are bought and, likewise, serve as a tribute and memory to those heros.