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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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Cast

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First Sgt. Mike Merry
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Sgt. Chip Deal
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Jonah Williams
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Sgt. Larry Barrett
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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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They're Gamblers... They're Lovers... They're The Wildest Characters In All The West! (British poster) See more »

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Comedy | Western

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10 February 1962 (USA)  »

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Badlands  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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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Referenced in E! True Hollywood Story: Dean Martin (1999) See more »

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A plea for release of this classic
5 November 2003 | by (Garden Grove, California) – See all my reviews

I never miss Gunga Din when it is on TV. It is a great story. When I was young, the Rat Pack remake was my favorite film, period. That this classic is not available in DVD or Video isn't fair. I want to show young kids this movie. I want to show ME this movie. Can't something be done?


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