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.
To land the part of Maggio, Frank Sinatra had to audition for the role. Columbia head Harry Cohn refused to pay for his screen test, insisting that Sinatra foot the bill for it himself. Sinatra agreed and flew over to Hawaii from Africa where he was with his then-wife Ava Gardner on... ...
Sgt. Pete Karelsen:
I'm getting sick and tired watching you being a stooge for Holmes.
Sergeant Milton Warden: You won't see it much longer. I'm getting sick and tired of it myself. I'm through, Pete. Any day now. And I mean it.
Sergeant Milton Warden: Listen, if Holmes let me, I'd transfer out of here tomorrow. ...
Sgt. Pete Karelsen: ...
The hairdos of the women are from 1953 rather than from 1941.
Opening credits prologue: SCHOFIELD BARRACKS HAWAII 1941
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