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.
Was remade into a TV movie in 1979 as a pilot for a series. The stars were William Devane as Warden, Natalie Wood as Karen, Steve Railsback as Prewitt and Roy Thinnes as Holmes. The pilot follows the 1953 version very closely except for two scenes. One was the beach scene where Wood has a nude scene ... ...
Sergeant Milton Warden:
There's this girl, and she wants me to be... wants me to be...
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Be what?
Sergeant Milton Warden: An officer! Can you believe that? Can you see *me* as an officer?
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Well... yeah, I can see you as an officer. You'd be a good officer...
Sergeant Milton Warden: Well, you can both see more than I can! I...
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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