Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, War
In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.
If Columbia head Harry Cohn had gotten his way, the film would have starred Aldo Ray as Prewitt, Robert Mitchum or Edmond O'Brien as Warden, Rita Hayworth as Karen, Julie Harris as Lorene and Eli Wallach as Maggio.
Captain Dana Holmes:
You know why you were assigned to G Company?
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: No, sir.
Captain Dana Holmes: I pulled a few strings. I'm the regimental boxing coach, you know.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Yes, sir.
Captain Dana Holmes: I saw your fight with Connors in the Bowl, year before last. You should've won it.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Thank you, sir.
Captain Dana Holmes: Our regiment got ...
The impromptu bugle solo in the club includes notes that only a trumpet could hit.
Opening credits prologue: SCHOFIELD BARRACKS HAWAII 1941
Dive deep into everything Golden Globes, streaming, Star Wars, and more.