Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in basic training. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than ... See full summary »
Jesse W. Haywood graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west "to fight oral ignorance." Meanwhile stagecoach robber Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing is offered a pardon ... See full summary »
Will Stockdale is an innocent soldier who doesn't always get sarcasm and takes things literally. His best friend at Oliver Air Base is Ben and together they are usually on the wrong side of... See full summary »
Hillbilly, Will Stockdale, drafted into the United States' Air Force, combines crushing naivety, stubbornness, a completely literal mind, and amazing physical strength. Will the Air Force survive all the numerous experiences? Written by
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The original Broadway play was produced by noted Shakespearean actor Maurice Evans, later best known as Maurice, Samantha's father, on Bewitched (1964), and as Dr. Zaius in the first two original Planet of the Apes (1968) movies. Evans is credited, during the opening credits of the film "from the play, as presented by Maurice Evans. See more »
The members of the B-25 crew are dressed in office uniforms consisting of matching shirts and trousers, plus ties. They should have been wearing one-piece nylon flight suits. See more »
[reading from inductee questionnaire]
Benjamin B. Whitledge:
You ever had R.O.T.C.?
No... , but Irvin did! Close to a year of it. He's so 'ornary I think he still might have a touch of it.
Benjamin B. Whitledge:
No, Will. R.O.T.C. ain't a disease, it's trainin'... Reserve, Officer's, Training... ,uh... Corporation!
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During a ceremony to Will Stockdale and Benjamin Whitledge, a radio announcer mentions Operation Prometheus, (that Will Stockdale jumped out of and pulled Ben Whitledge out with him, to parachute to the ground) mentions privates Stockdale and Whitledge's names. Stockdale and Whitledge (in unison) each ask saying their last-name Stockdale and Whitledge? The radio announcer answers back "Yes, Stockdale and Whitledge." See more »
This is one of the funniest movies I've ever seen. Andy is priceless in the lead role. Being from the south, I appreciate his authentic accent. Nick Adams was surprisingly good as Ben and Murray Hamilton was a wonderfully obnoxious Irvin.
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