Cinema: Gunga Davis Jr.

Sergeants 3 (EC; United Artists), the latest fresh-air outing for Frank Sinatra's gnat pack, may have come to pass like this: the Clan members had all been to the penny-fights and Aldershot it, and they were lying around Palm Springs or Vegas talking of gin and beer. Someone turned on the box, and there, on the Old Old Show, was the 1939 rouser Gunga Din, with Gary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Wouldn't it be a gas, someone else inquired, to remake Gunga Din with Sammy Davis Jr. as the water boy?...

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