At War with the Army

Synopsis: Alvin Corwin is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II.
Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
Director(s): Hal Walker
Production: American Pop Classics
93 min

look what they gave Miller to issue

to every men in the company.

Bulletprrof underwear. Know that means dont you..

- Sure .. South Pacific.

- Serg!

- As you are.

Serg we have a special movie tomorrow morning

I want the men in uniform ..

and ready to fall out at 10 minutes past six.

- Yes Sir.

Just one more thing Sergant.

Just to make sure

You better have men to fall out five mins past six.

- Yes Sir.

Serg, that guy is lost again.

Well, you'd better find him.

- Right Serg.

Hey, you see them lights? You see

that sign?

Let's be turning them off.

Sergeant McWeel, we've got to see

the work, don't we?

Well, what if Colonel Davis comes?

He don't like lights on in the daytime.

Another thing McWell, the company

has an early formation tomorrow and

you'd better have those men fall out

at 5 minutes before 6.

- 5 minutes before 6 huh?

- Yeah.

I tell you, I've got some names here

that are cock-a-may-mes.

...Rodowsky. ..Smellywesh...


Why don't we pull them out early,

say 5:
45 huh?

- Okay.

- Right Serg.

Some day this guy is going to blow

his brains out.

If you ask me, he's already done it.

Yes sir. Yes Captain.

Yes sir!

See the first Sergeant in the other


Go around the outside. Through

that door.

That door.

I said that door.

Got a cigarette? No, I quit.

- Can't afford it.

There you are. Where've you


Fine looking specimen you are.

Get over there. Look at you! Look at this!

Fix the helmet. Now get out on the parade

grounds. Ten times round. Double time. Understand?

Then come back here. I've got

plans for you.

Go on, get the lead out of your


Wait a minute. Come here.

Got a cigarette?

- I've been arguing with him again.

- Oh yeah?

I don't dig this army at all. I want


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James B. Allardice

James B. Allardice (March 20, 1919, Canton, Ohio — February 15, 1966) was a prominent American television comedy writer of the 1950s and 1960s. During World War II he served in the US Army where he wrote the play At War with the Army. Following the war, Allardice attended Yale University where his play was later on Broadway in 1949 and filmed in the same year with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. Allardice is best known for his collaborations with writing partner Tom Adair on a number of highly successful American 1960s TV sitcoms including The Munsters, F Troop, My Three Sons, Gomer Pyle, USMC and Hogan's Heroes. Allardice won an Emmy in 1955 for best comedy writing for his work on "The George Gobel Show". He contributed to Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and wrote Hitchcock's "lead-ins" for all of the 359 episodes of the series, as well as many speeches for Hitchcock's public engagements. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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