In this wacky military spoof, Lemmon plays a terminally bored Army private waging a war of wits as he tries to throw a party under the nose of his obnoxious commanding officer.

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  1. Richard Quine


  2. Blake Edwards


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  1. Jack Lemmon

    Jack Lemmon

    Private Hogan

  2. Ernie Kovacs

    Ernie Kovacs

    Capt. Paul Lock

  3. Mickey Rooney

    Mickey Rooney

    MSgt. Yancy Skibo

  4. Dick York

    Dick York

    Cpl. Bohun

  5. James Darren

    James Darren

    Pvt. Widowskas

  6. Kathryn Grant

    Kathryn Grant

    Lt. Betty Bixby

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • August 17, 1957
    G, Theatrical



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