Cinema: The New Pictures, Jun. 2, 1958

No Time for Sergeants (Warner), adapted from a Broadway hit adapted from a 1954 bestseller, is a sometimes hilarious little Parable of the Willing Draftee—the story of the horrible things that can occur when one good apple happens to get into the barrel.

The barrel in this case is the U.S. Air Force, and Will Stockdale (Andy Griffith) is a pippin. The hillbilly is so dumb he thinks R.O.T.C. is a disease; but he like to bust, he's that crazy about "thuh Ayuh Fowerce." After his first visit to the mess hall, he happily hollers,...

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