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.
James Jones himself was one of the numerous writers who had attempted to adapt the book for the screen.
I just hate to see a good guy get it in the gut.
Cpl. Buckley: You better get used to it, kid. You'll probably see a lot of it before you die.
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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