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Operation Mad Ball (1957)

105 min | Comedy, War

In post-WW2 France, U.S. Army hospital private Hogan and Captain Lock try to outwit one another on issues such as wooing pretty nurses, accounting for missing medical supplies, organizing unauthorized dances and influencing their C.O.
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Arthur Carter (screenplay) (play) | Jed Harris (screenplay) | Blake Edwards (screenplay)
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Updated Aug 17, 1957

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Aug 17, 1957 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Jack Lemmon
Pvt. Hogan Pvt. Hogan   See fewer
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Ernie Kovacs
Capt. Paul Lock Capt. Paul Lock   See fewer
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Kathryn Grant
Lt. Betty Bixby Lt. Betty Bixby   See fewer
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Arthur O'Connell
Col. Rousch Col. Rousch   See fewer
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Mickey Rooney
MSgt. Yancy Skibo MSgt. Yancy Skibo   See fewer
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Dick York
Cpl. Bohun Cpl. Bohun   See fewer
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James Darren
Pvt. Widowskas Pvt. Widowskas   See fewer
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Roger Smith
Cpl. Berryman Cpl. Berryman   See fewer
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William Leslie
Pvt. Grimes Pvt. Grimes   See fewer
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Sheridan Comerate
Sgt. Wilson Sgt. Wilson   See fewer
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L.Q. Jones
Ozark Ozark   See fewer
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Jeanne Manet
Madame LaFour Madame LaFour   See fewer
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Bebe Allen
Lt. Johnson (uncredited) Lt. Johnson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Bull
Military Police Sergeant (uncredited) Military Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anna Lee Carroll
Lt. Leeming (uncredited) Lt. Leeming (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joel Collins
Collins (uncredited) Collins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Crockett
Sgt. McCloskey (uncredited) Sgt. McCloskey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kort Falkenberg
Oskar (uncredited) Oskar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ron Gans
Tinneman (uncredited) Tinneman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Godderis
Old Man (uncredited) Old Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stacy Graham
Lt. Rosedale (uncredited) Lt. Rosedale (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Hagan
Jarvis (uncredited) Jarvis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marilyn Hanold
Lt. Tweedy (uncredited) Lt. Tweedy (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hickey
Sampson (uncredited) Sampson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maithe Iragui
Odette (uncredited) Odette (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Jenson
Hospital Guard (uncredited) Hospital Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betsy Jones-Moreland
Lt. Bushey (uncredited) Lt. Bushey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary LaRoche
Lt. Schmidt (uncredited) Lt. Schmidt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry McCann
Shorty (uncredited) Shorty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan McKellen
Nuse (uncredited) Nuse (uncredited)   See fewer
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David McMahon
MSgt. Pringle (uncredited) MSgt. Pringle (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Mitchum
Enlisted Man (uncredited) Enlisted Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Tyler Moore
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patricia Moran
Lt. White (uncredited) Lt. White (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale Musselman
Sax Player (uncredited) Sax Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bek Nelson
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Picerni
Pvt. Bullard (uncredited) Pvt. Bullard (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Pierson
Sgt. Perkins (uncredited) Sgt. Perkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathy Reed
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto Reichow
German Prisoner of War (uncredited) German Prisoner of War (uncredited)   See fewer
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Werner Reichow
Franz (uncredited) Franz (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert C. Ross
Enlisted Man (uncredited) Enlisted Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Ryder
Allison (uncredited) Allison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy N. Sickner
Hospital Guard (uncredited) Hospital Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Snyder
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rowe Wallerstein
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 805 votes