This film features former Beatle John Lennon and Roy Kinnear as ill-fated enlisted men in under the inept command of Lieutenant Earnest Goodbody. The story unwinds mostly in flashbacks of Lieutenant Goodbody who has lower-class beginnings and education which make him a poor officer who commands one of the worst units of the army. Written by
Jenny Evans <J.Evans@uts.edu.au>
"What we want is more humane killers!"
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Did You Know?
This was the first time John Lennon
wore his soon-to-be-trademark granny glasses in public. See more
I fought for three reasons. I can't remember what they were. The first reason gets you in, and the reason when you are in is staying alive. I won't know the reason they find afterwards, but it will be a very good one for why it was fought. I'm sure I'll be glad.
Theme from 'Lawrence of Arabia'
Music by Maurice Jarre
Heard as a theme in the desert scenes See more