Four privates romp their way through occupied Japan while on leave, finding a little romance and some laughs. After it's over they head to the front lines of the Korean War where brutality and death are constant.

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Pfc. Skip Roth
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Pfc. Dave Chatfield
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Pfc. Desmond 'Let's Go' McCaffrey
Linda Hutchings ...
Grace Blake
William Tyler ...
Pvt. Russ Waller
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Ina Baxter
David Brandon ...
Pvt. Newt Levels
Steve Baylor ...
Pvt. Chase
Peter Miller ...
Gunnery Sgt. Howard Hawkins
Rachel Romen ...
Mrs. Ellen Hawkins (as Adoree Evans)
Hideo Inamura ...
Pvt. Pete Kono
Vince Williams ...
Hank Dyer (war correspondent)
Fumiyo Fujimoto ...
Song Do (Chatfield's girl)
Heihachirô Ôkawa ...
Yoshida (hotel manager)
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Four privates romp their way through occupied Japan while on leave, finding a little romance and some laughs. After it's over they head to the front lines of the Korean War where brutality and death are constant.

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Charles G. Clarke was the original cinematographer, but soon after he arrived in Kyoto, Japan, for some location shooting, he suffered a heart attack and was sent back to the US. Lucien Ballard replaced him. See more »

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While in Tokyo, one of the marines and his wife visit the Temple of The Golden Pavillion, which is actually in Kyoto. See more »

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Not one of the better war movies
24 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I rated this a 5 overall. The first 1/2 of the movie is a 2 and the last 1/2 a 5 so I settled on a 3 overall because of the fact I am IN it! I was an engineer aboard one of the PAPa boats when landing on the beach in one of the war scenes. If it wasn't for that I wouldn't have rated the last half a 9 but probably a 6. If I had a choice of movies to be in this would not be one of them! The first of the movie is a very dull view of a bunch of drunken idiots who make fools of themselves in Japan. THE SECOND HALF DOES HAVE SOME DECENT war scenes when they hit the beach. The movie was filmed while the NAVY was doing maneuvers while in the P I Islands. They didn't have to pay for actors or the NAVY to film the maneuvers.

Bill MM2 US NAVY 1961-67


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