The platoon gets its turn at weekend training, for a bomb course. Captain Square convinces Mainwaring that officers shouldn't sleep with the OR (other ranks) so he puts up blankets for him and Sergeant Wilson, just after he forbade the others to voluntarily 'spoil him'. Next Square insists a captain can't join his men in the canteen for beer, rationed to two pints for safety, which the men, especially Frazer, take for disloyalty. In the Officer's Mess Mainwaring naively volunteers to be 'made a cardinal', a rather cruel drinking game...
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Captain Mainwaring being pursued by the dog replicates the plot of the short story, 'The Loaded Dog' by Australian writer, Henry Lawson. See more
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Chattanooga Choo Choo
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon See more