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The 1939 adventure classic [[Feature~V21156~Gunga Din~gungadin]] is transferred from British India to the American West, courtesy of [[Performer~P111633~Frank Sinatra's~franksinatrajr]] "Clan." Sinatra, [[Performer~P121802~Dean Martin~deanmartin]] and [[Performer~P40880~Peter Lawford~peterlawford]] play three cavalry officers, always ready for a brawl but willing to die for each other if need be. Sammy Davis Jr. a cavalry bugler who has aspirations of being a combat soldier. The three officers and the bugler take on a Napoleonic Native American chief, who plans to unify all the tribes and kill every white man in sight. Davis does his "Gunga" bit by blowing his bugle and warning the approaching cavalry that they're riding into a trap. About all that isn't pilfered from [[Feature~V21156~Gunga Din~gungadin]] is the death of the noble bugler; Davis survives being shot up by the Indians with little more than a flesh wound! [[Feature~V113595~Sergeants Three~threesergeantsofbengal]] also stars another Sinatra crony, [[Performer~P6334~Joey Bishop~joeybishop]], playing the role originally essayed in [[Feature~V21156~Gunga Din~gungadin]] by [[Performer~P14868~Robert Coote~robertcoote]]. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Frank Sinatra
as First Sgt. Mike Merry
Dean Martin
as Sgt. Chip Deal
Sammy Davis, Jr.
as Jonah Williams
Peter Lawford
as Sgt. Larry Barrett
Joey Bishop
as Sgt. Maj. Roger Boswell
Henry Silva
as Mountain Hawk
Buddy Lester
as Willie Sharpknife
Dennis Crosby
as Private Page
Hank Henry
as Blacksmith
Dick Simmons
as Col. William Collingwood
Michael Pate
as Watanka
Armand Alzamora
as Caleb
Richard Hale
as White Eagle
Rodd Redwing
as Irregular
Madge Blake
as Mrs. Parent
Dorothy Abbott
as Mrs. Collingwood
Mack Gray
as Bartender
Ruta Lee
as Amelia Parent

Crew

John Sturges
Director
Frank Sinatra
Producer
Winton Hoch
Cinematographer
Franz Steininger
Songwriter
Johnny Rotella
Songwriter
Billy May
Composer (Music Score)
Ferris Webster
Editor
Frank Hotaling
Art Director
Howard W. Koch
Executive Producer
Angela Alexander
Costume Designer
Wes Jeffries
Costume Designer
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