Two Air Force friends have fun during their enlistment.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Archie Hall
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William 'Bill' Bowers
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Peggy Kramer
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Cindy Hamilton
Louis Nye ...
Pvt. Sam Beacham
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Pvt. Russell Drexler
Del Moore ...
Pvt. Frank Ostrow
Jimmy Lydon ...
Pvt. Billy Simpson (as James Lydon)
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Col. Edwin Martin
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Capt. Harry Little
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MSgt. Stanley Erlenheim
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Duty Sgt. Malcolm Greenbriar
Claudia Barrett ...
Lola
Theona Bryant ...
Daphne
Elaine Devry ...
Carole (as Elaine Davis)
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Two Air Force friends have fun during their enlistment.

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He's the Private With a Private Jeep...a Private Stock of Girls...and a Private Joke on the Whole U.S. Army!

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30 October 1961 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Der Held der Etappe  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound Recording)
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The Civilian Pilot Training Program they were a part of was a real program started just prior to WW-II, although it was phased out in the summer of 1944. A number of famous pilots received their flight training through the CPTP. See more »

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Cindy Hamilton refers to Col. Edwin Martin as "Uncle Frank". See more »

Quotes

MSgt. Stanley Erlenheim: Well... it ain't been over two weeks ago since I read this article in some magazine.
Duty Sgt. Malcolm Greenbriar: What was this article on?
MSgt. Stanley Erlenheim: G2.
Duty Sgt. Malcolm Greenbriar: Intelligence?
MSgt. Stanley Erlenheim: And this article tells how these guys in G2, no matter what is their actual rank, can go around posin' as anything they want. A private in G2 can put on a general's uniform, or a general in G2 can put on a private's uniform, or anything in between.
Duty Sgt. Malcolm Greenbriar: Which do you think it is in this case?
MSgt. Stanley Erlenheim: Well... if a man is a private and he has the chance to be anything he wants, would...
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Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Music by Duke Ellington
Lyrics by Bob Russell
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Bob Mitchum as Arch Hall
6 August 2002 | by (Boston earth) – See all my reviews

I had to note that the title character is none other than the producer of the Bad Film classics Wild Guitar, Eegah (also director) the Thrill Killers, and the Choppers. He is also the Dad of "star" Arch Hall Jr. Another great Webb film, and the only one he did with Mitchum. Webb should be better known for his film and radio work.


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