R | | Comedy, Drama, War
A group of young British soldiers billeted in Singapore of the year 1950 dreaming about winning the love of the daughter of the Regimental Sergeant Major.
This comic military movie and another war-comedy, America's MASH (1970), which was released about a year after, both featured soldiers in Asia on a two year national service, Malaya in this film, and in Korea in MASH (1970).
The RSM (Regimental Sargeant Major) is an appointment held by warrant officers class 1 (WO1) in the British Army, he would have been addressed as Sir.... similar to Warrant Officers in the RAF....still classed as a SNCO and would be addressed as Sir. (in the RAF we addressed Chief Technician's as Chief and Flight Sargeant's as Flight)
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