Thanks to a bit of string-pulling by his aunt, Jean du Bois d'Ombelles, a young recruit who has blue blood in his veins, hopes to go through a nice and comfortable military service. ... See full summary »

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Maurice Baquet ...
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Pierre Bertin ...
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Van Doude ...
Thérèse Dorny ...
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Sabine André ...
Mariane Asel ...
L'amie du colonel
Berjac
Fernand Blot ...
M. Philibert
Rivers Cadet ...
L'adjudant
Jean-Jacques Daubin
Jacques Denoël ...
Pitou (as Denoël)
Blanche Denège
Jacqueline Figus ...
Francine
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Thanks to a bit of string-pulling by his aunt, Jean du Bois d'Ombelles, a young recruit who has blue blood in his veins, hopes to go through a nice and comfortable military service. Unfortunately he becomes Corporal Bourrache's pet aversion. Nevertheless, against all expectations, Jean ends up taking a liking for military life. Written by Guy Bellinger

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10 November 1950 (France)  »

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The Sad Sack  »

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The final shots are in color. See more »

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Remake of Tire au flanc (1933) See more »

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