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8 May 1968 (USA) See more »
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War is Heck! Hic Hic Hooray! See more »
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Phyllis Diller: 1917-2012
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Ratty little comedy belongs in the brig! See more (12 total) »

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Directed by
Frank Tashlin 
 
Writing credits
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Robert M. Fresco  story
John L. Greene  story
Frank Tashlin  writer

Produced by
John Beck .... producer
Bill Lawrence .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Harry Sukman 
 
Cinematography by
Alan Stensvold 
 
Film Editing by
Eda Warren 
 
Art Direction by
Robert Kinoshita 
 
Set Decoration by
Fred Price 
 
Costume Design by
Oscar Rodriguez 
 
Makeup Department
Jane Chabra .... hair stylist
Mike Moschella .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kurt Neumann .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Harold Lewis .... sound engineer
Clem Portman .... sound re-recordist
James M. Falkinburg .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Igo Kantor .... editorial supervisor
Leonard Kwitt .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
John Caper Jr. .... music editor
Albert Sendrey .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Connie Bulmer .... film librarian
Wally Samson .... location manager
Kay Thackery .... script supervisor
Harriet Medin .... dialogue coach (uncredited)
 
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USA:92 min
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Factual errors: When O'Farrell says they have to follow the Southern Cross to the beer, the shot of the night sky does not show this constellation at all.See more »
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Nurse Nellie Krause:Hey! Be careful! You want to muss my hair?See more »
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Featured in About Schmidt (2002)See more »
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How Dry I AmSee more »

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5 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Ratty little comedy belongs in the brig!, 21 May 2001
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

Worst Bob Hope comedy ever (and that includes some heavy competition). Hope, stuck on an island with sailors, dreams aloud of being in a bathtub with a geisha girl "steering his ship". Somebody certainly steered this Hope-hackery over the cliff, as it features Phyllis Diller and Gina Lollobrigida and still can't work up any laughs or excitement. Frank Tashlin is to blame for the lax direction (he also had a hand in the screenplay, though I have no idea why he wanted the credit). Alan Stensvold's cinematography is an eyesore, and Hope has never seemed so square and bland. Where's Bing Crosby when you really need him? NO STARS from ****

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