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The Girl He Left Behind (1956)

Not Rated
103 min | Comedy, Drama

Privileged college student Andy Shaeffer is a mama's boy who flunks out of school and is drafted by the army where he becomes a real man, to the astonishment of everyone.
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Writers
Guy Trosper (screenplay) | Marion Hargrove (novel)
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Ted D. McCord (as Ted McCord)
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Updated Oct 26, 1956

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Oct 26, 1956 (United States)

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Andy L. Shaeffer Andy L. Shaeffer   See fewer
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Natalie Wood
Susan Daniels Susan Daniels   See fewer
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Jessie Royce Landis
Mrs. Madeline Shaeffer Mrs. Madeline Shaeffer   See fewer
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Jim Backus
Sgt. Hanna Sgt. Hanna   See fewer
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Henry Jones
Hanson Hanson   See fewer
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Murray Hamilton
Sgt. Clyde Sgt. Clyde   See fewer
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Alan King
Maguire Maguire   See fewer
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James Garner
Preston Preston   See fewer
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David Janssen
Capt. Genaro Capt. Genaro   See fewer
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Vinton Hayworth
Arthur Shaeffer Arthur Shaeffer   See fewer
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Budd Knapp
Congressman Hardison (as Wilfred Knapp) Congressman Hardison (as Wilfred Knapp)   See fewer
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Les Johnson
Lt. Taylor Lt. Taylor   See fewer
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Raymond Bailey
General General   See fewer
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Florenz Ames
Mr. Hillaby Mr. Hillaby   See fewer
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Fredd Wayne
Sgt. Sheridan Sgt. Sheridan   See fewer
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Ronald Anton
Young Boy (uncredited) Young Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Armaro
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Baldwin
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Marjorie Bennett
Madeline's Friend (uncredited) Madeline's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Blair
WAC (uncredited) WAC (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nicky Blair
Military Policeman (uncredited) Military Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Brubaker
Colonel Thomas Murphy (uncredited) Colonel Thomas Murphy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Daws Butler
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John Caler
Observer (uncredited) Observer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Crawford Jr.
Young Boy (uncredited) Young Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Culver
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Francis De Sales
Army Psychiatrist (uncredited) Army Psychiatrist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Valentin de Vargas
Diaz (uncredited) Diaz (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeanne Ferguson
Doris (uncredited) Doris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Army Recruit (uncredited) Army Recruit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernie Hamilton
Corporal West (uncredited) Corporal West (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hicks
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Robert Hover
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Clyde Hudkins Jr.
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William McGraw
Major (uncredited) Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Melton
Mess Sergeant (uncredited) Mess Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Millan
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Jack Mower
Man at Desk on Dean's Staff (uncredited) Man at Desk on Dean's Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Penn
Lt. Gen. B.K. Harrison (uncredited) Lt. Gen. B.K. Harrison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keith Richards
Major (uncredited) Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Raoul Robaire
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Saito
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Kay Stewart
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5.4 / 10 | 311 votes