A Private's Affair Poster

Release Date: 1959

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Three guys (Sal Mineo, Barry Coe, Gary Crosby) from vastly different backgrounds meet in a barracks at Army boot camp. Quickly becoming friends, they discover a shared talent for music. One day they compose a song off the cuff. Their ditty is so catchy, it draws the attention of a television host, who urges them to participate in a talent show. The soldiers try to hone their act while getting involved in complicated romances and diplomatic relations. Will they make it to the show on time?

Cast: Sal Mineo, Barbara Eden, Barry Coe, Christine Carère, Gary Crosby, Terry Moore, Jim Backus, Jessie Royce Landis

Director: Raoul Walsh

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: Hospital, Friendship, Amusing, New York City, 1950s, Rise, Soldier, Lighthearted


Nominated Picture - Musical