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.
The Defense Department at one point asked that the title be changed so as to disassociate it from the scandalous book. Naturally, Columbia refused.
Sergeant Milton Warden:
He'd strangle in his own spit if he didn't have me around to swab out his throat for him.
Throughout the film, the hairs on Prewitt's chest are plainly visible when the top of his shirts are open, but when he's shown without a shirt in Alma's house, all his chest hair has been shaved, which was the usual practice in 1950s Hollywood films.
Opening credits prologue: SCHOFIELD BARRACKS HAWAII 1941
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