A young man is drafted and goes through the rigors of basic training, ultimately discovering the experience is also character-building. Director David Butler's 1956 film stars '50s teen favorites Tab Hunter and Natalie Wood, with supporting roles played by Jim Backus, Jessie Royce Landis, Murray Hamilton, Henry Jones, James Garner, Alan King, Ernestine Wade, David Janssen and Raymond Bailey.

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  1. Marion Hargrove


  2. David Butler


  3. Guy Trosper


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  1. Tab Hunter

    Tab Hunter

    Andy L. Shaeffer

  2. Natalie Wood

    Natalie Wood

    Susan Daniels

  3. Jessie Royce Landis

    Jessie Royce Landis

    Mrs. Madeline Shaeffer

  4. Jim Backus

    Jim Backus

    Sgt. Hanna

  5. Henry Jones

    Henry Jones


  6. Murray Hamilton

    Murray Hamilton

    Sgt. Clyde

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • October 26, 1956



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