On this day in 1943, M-G-M released the perfect wartime romance, A GUY NAMED JOE. Directed by VICTOR FLEMING and starring SPENCER TRACY, IRENE DUNNE and VAN JOHNSON this sentimental story tells of a dead Worlr War II pilot who comes back as guardian angel to the pilot now romancing his girl. This story was retold decades later by STEVEN SPEILBERG in his remake, ALWAYS.