Hillbilly, Will Stockdale, drafted into the United States' Air Force, combines crushing naivety, stubbornness, a completely literal mind, and amazing physical strength. Will the Air Force survive all the numerous experiences?
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Did You Know?
appears uncredited as an inductee in several scenes. Six years later he would star in the lead role as Will Stockdale in the short-lived television sitcom adaptation of the story. See more
Behind the movie's credits is a set of Army sergeant chevrons. But all the sergeants in the movie are Air Force. See more
Benjamin B. Whitledge
Our post was the tail of the plane and nobody told us to quit it!
But the tail was on fire, Ben! Our post was a-quittin' us!
During a ceremony to Will Stockdale and Benjamin Whitledge, a radio announcer mentions Operation Prometheus, (that Will Stockdale jumped out of and pulled Ben Whitledge out with him, to parachute to the ground) mentions privates Stockdale and Whitledge's names. Stockdale and Whitledge (in unison) each ask saying their last-name Stockdale and Whitledge? The radio announcer answers back "Yes, Stockdale and Whitledge." See more
There's a Long, Long Trail
Music by Zo Elliott
Played when Sgt. King sees that Will and Ben are alive See more