In a small town in the deep South, the local citizens, led by Ewell, a right-wing militia man, accept Ameche's invitation to visit the Army base. A dance is arranged to foster good community-military relations, but it erupts into a free-for-all between the two sides when Curtis is arrested
after he's caught necking with Pleshette. When the soldier's buddies decide to rescue him, Ewell calls out the militia. The film ends with Ewell losing not only the fight but his high position in town, which is a relief to the locals. SUPPOSE THEY GAVE A WAR AND NOBODY CAME? suffers from
indecisive scripting and direction. At times the film plays as farce; at other moments it com...