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The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968)

G | | Comedy, War | 8 May 1968 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

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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 laird-3

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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. See more »

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Sgt. Dan O'Farrell: Snavely's at the Crosby double feature, so it's a cinch he's asleep.
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Features Pennies from Heaven (1936) See more »

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Bob Hope and Phyllis Diller
30 May 2002 | by (Memphis, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I own this movie and I really did not think that it would be all that great. But I was pleasantly surprised. It's GREAT and Bob Hope and Phyllis Diller work great together. I highly recommend it. I love the two of them together. I have to say that I consider Bob Hope to be in the top 10 of funniest comedians.


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