Captain Gillis (Frank Faylen) puts Sergeant "Dodo" Doubleday (William Tracy), because of his photographic memory, on a candidates list for Officer's Training School ahead of Sergeant ... See full summary »
Hal Roach comedy with William Tracy and Joe Sawyer is in the same vein as Tanks a Million. In this film, Tracy plays a Sgt. wiz who can remember anything he reads, which gets him his own platoon but this doesn't with well with the jealous Sawyer. Tracy has to train a bunch of dumb rednecks from Kentucky before finally tracking down some Nazis. I'm not sure how many films were in this series but so far I've enjoyed the two I've seen enough to where I'd seek out the others. These aren't anything great but with the running time of 45-minutes they fly by with some nice laughs along the way. Being from KY, I got a kick out of the redneck training sequence.