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>
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[standing atop a desert fortification
Fourth Muskets, aren't you?
[on the ground
Been expecting you. I'm your link to Army. Blue, white, and two reds.
I'm green, green, green, sir.
Oh ho ho ho, I know you are.
We're Going to Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line
Written by Michael Carr
and Jimmy Kennedy
Sung during the first cricket match and also heard as a theme See more