EXT. QUADRANGLE - DAY
SIX MONTHS BEFORE
PEARL HARBOR .
for short), 22 years old, well-built, good-looking. He wears
chevrons have been removed. He pauses, looks up over the
COMPANY, 219TH REGIMENT.
and sour and friendly. He sees Prewitt's legs but not his
Fine way to pass the time. Good for
I transferred out of Fort Shatter.
have been removed. Prew follows his glance.
You quit the Bugle Corps...?
That's what the orders say.
You made a bad mistake. This outfit
they can give back to Custer.
The Captain ain't in yet.
Prew puts down his barracks bags.
I'll look around.
(smiles for first time)
twenty per cent man and take a real
trip to town some night.
through the screen door, goes in.
INT. DAYROOM - DAY
The Dayroom has a pool table, ping-pong table, a radio, etc.
table in an alcove. He moves over to it, puts the bugle
mouthpiece in his pocket, picks a cue from the rack on the
MEDIUM CLOSE SHOT
WARDEN'S VOICE (O. S.)
What’re you think you're doing!?
Why ain't you out in the field with
the Compny? What’s your name?
almost at Prew's elbow. He is thirty-four, big and powerful,
has a neatly-trimmed moustache.
Prewitt. Transfer from Shafter.
Well, put up that cue and come
along. This here's a rifle outfit,
Prewitt. You ain't suppose to enjoy
yourself before sundown. The Man's
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