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Sergeants 3 (1962)

Approved | | Comedy, Western | 10 February 1962 (USA)
In this retelling of Gunga Din (1939) transplanted to the 1870's American West, three cavalry officers and a bugler work together to thwart a Native American chief intent on uniting local tribes against the white man.

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Jonah Williams
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Sgt.-Maj. Roger Boswell
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Mountain Hawk
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Amelia Parent
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Willie Sharpknife
Phillip Crosby ...
Cpl. Ellis
Dennis Crosby ...
Pvt. Page
Lindsay Crosby ...
Pvt. Wills
Hank Henry ...
Blacksmith
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Col. William Collingwood (as Richard Simmons)
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Watanka
Armand Alzamora ...
Caleb
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In this retelling of Gunga Din (1939) transplanted to the 1870's American West, three cavalry officers and a bugler work together to thwart a Native American chief intent on uniting local tribes against the white man.

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Badlands  »

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This film is basically a remake of Gunga Din (1939) set in the American "Wild West". After filming was completed, the producers discovered they needed to secure the rights to the original story. They were forced to pay a large fee to the copyright owners before the film could be released. See more »

Goofs

The shown lever-action arms carried by the soldiers were not issued to US units. 1873 saw the initial issuance of trapdoor Springfields, a breech-loading single shot rifle or carbine using a .45 caliber metallic cartridge - the same arms carried by Custer's troopers at Little Big Horn. See more »

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one of the best
4 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

I have not seen this picture in over 30 years, I think it is one of the best comedies put into a motion picture. I would like to buy it on VHS, but I feel that the motion picture of arts and science have lost it or it was not preserved


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