Cinema: Noncompoops

Soldier in the Rain. "I rate women," says Sergeant Steve McQueen, "the way schoolteachers mark tests. A, B, C, D, E, F—and Incomplete." On the McQueen Scale, Heroine Tuesday Weld is regretfully rated Incomplete. She has everything a girl could possibly have—except a brain. Sergeant McQueen is generously inclined to overlook the omission, but Sergeant Jackie Gleason is definitely not. "She's an imbecile!" he snorts. "You're a jelly belly!" she screeches. "And what's more I want you to know I'm a senior in high school!" Jackie sighs deeply: "And what did you learn in school today, my dear?" Tuesday replies proudly:...

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