Sgt. O'Farrell an Army soldier on an island in the South Pacific during World War II is trying to bring the two basics of life to his fellow servicemen, women and beer. The supply ship carrying the beer is torpedoed and the contingent of nurses consists of six males and ugly nurse Nellie Krause. If he could at least try to salvage the shipment of beer. Written by
Don't fire 'til YOU SEE THE REDS OF THEIR EYES!
8 May 1968 (USA)
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Also Known As:
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
As is typical of Hope's period comedies, there are many anachronistic gags in the film; e.g. references to television re-runs, a reference to Burt Lancaster in 'From Here to Eternity', the hairstyles of the women and the bathing suit worn by Gina Lollobrigida
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Lt. Lyman P. Jones
Sorry, I bit your hand but I was dreaming about Nurse Krause, again.
Sgt. Dan O'Farrell
Yeah, those reruns are murder.
References Think Fast, Mr. Moto
Written by Charles A. Zimmerman
Heard as a theme when the Japanese submarine surfaces See more