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 US Army had a censorship stipulation that there should be no depictions of military sloppiness, hypocrisy, homosexuality or brutality. Naturally, they were less than thrilled by James Jones' novel and weren't particularly enamored by the film version, ... ...
No, thanks, I don't drink.
Alma: I think it's a weakness.
Angelo Maggio: I grant ya that.
Alma: You don't like weakness do you?
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: No, I don't like weakness... but I like to drink!
The impromptu bugle solo in the club includes notes that only a trumpet could hit.
Opening credits prologue: SCHOFIELD BARRACKS HAWAII 1941
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