Overview

Slapstick rules in this 1964 Civil War comedy about miltary misfits and their incompetent commanders. Directed by George Marshall, and starring Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas, Joan Blondell, Jim Backus, Andrew Prine, Alan Hale Jr., Jesse Pearson, Michael Pate, James Griffith, Preston Foster, Yvonne Craig and the ever ubiquitous Whit Bissell.

  1. George Marshall

    Director

  2. William Bowers

    Screenplay

  3. Samuel A. Peeples

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Glenn Ford

    Glenn Ford

    Capt. Jared Heath

  2. Stella Stevens

    Stella Stevens

    Martha Lou Williams

  3. Melvyn Douglas

    Melvyn Douglas

    Col. Claude Brackenbury

  4. Jim Backus

    Jim Backus

    Gen. Willoughby

  5. Joan Blondell

    Joan Blondell

    Easy Jenny

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Advance To The Rear
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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 10, 1964
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

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