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A Major noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking is given a choice: to be drummed out of the Army, or take command of and shape up the ROTC program at Sheridan Academy before it fails its next inspection. At Sheridan he encounters three hundred pre-teen cadets who range from rascally to adorable, and a female doctor who has just the right prescription for him.

  1. Jerry Hopper

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston

    Maj. Bernard R. 'Barney' Benson

  2. Julie Adams

    Julie Adams

    Dr. Kay Lambert

  3. William Demarest

    William Demarest

    John

  4. Tim Hovey

    Tim Hovey

    Cadet Thomas 'Tiger' Flaherty

  5. Nana Bryant

    Nana Bryant

    Mother Redempta

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The Private War of Major Benson

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Status Released

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  • August 2, 1955
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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

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