A curious comedy-drama with Gleason providing both and McQueen providing neither. Gleason is a marvel to watch and can say more with no words than most actors can with pages of dialog. He's a career top sergeant in the army and very happy with his service life. Fellow sergeant McQueen
idolizes Gleason and is looking forward to leaving the army and getting involved in business enterprises. He tries to convince Gleason that there's a fortune to be made outside the army, but Gleason is quite content: he has his room and board paid for, he has an air-conditioned room in their
southern camp, and he even has a free soft drink machine that he can tap at any time--what cou...