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Sergeants 3 (1962)

Approved | | Comedy, Western | 10 February 1962 (USA)
In this retelling of Gunga Din (1939) transplanted to the 1870's American West, three cavalry officers and a bugler work together to thwart a Native American chief intent on uniting local tribes against the white man.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... First Sgt. Mike Merry
... Sgt. Chip Deal
... Jonah Williams
... Sgt. Larry Barrett
... Sgt.-Maj. Roger Boswell
... Mountain Hawk
... Amelia Parent
... Willie Sharpknife
Phillip Crosby ... Cpl. Ellis
Dennis Crosby ... Pvt. Page
Lindsay Crosby ... Pvt. Wills
Hank Henry ... Blacksmith
... Col. William Collingwood (as Richard Simmons)
... Watanka
Armand Alzamora ... Caleb
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In this retelling of Gunga Din (1939) transplanted to the 1870's American West, three cavalry officers and a bugler work together to thwart a Native American chief intent on uniting local tribes against the white man.

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This was the final "Rat Pack" film project to include Peter Lawford. A rift with Frank Sinatra permanently ended their friendship. See more »

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The shown lever-action arms carried by the soldiers were not issued to US units. 1873 saw the initial issuance of trapdoor Springfields, a breech-loading single shot rifle or carbine using a .45 caliber metallic cartridge - the same arms carried by Custer's troopers at Little Big Horn. See more »

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RARE RAT PACK COMEDY/WESTERN GEM
5 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

If you are reading this you probably know how much fun this Rat Pack

film is to watch. You probably also have not seen it in years thanks to United Artists who own the rights. I don't think it will be made available for sale anytime soon. This is one of my favorites from this genre of film making. The reason is that I love the Rat Pack , western movies and comedies. But I think you have to be a big fan of the Rat Pack to have much interest in the film. This is why I don't think we will see it released for sale to the public. There are some folks selling copies of VHS & DVD (taped from reel). I would use caution when buying because I have spent money on some pretty bad versions over the years.


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