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The Horizontal Lieutenant

1962 1h 30m Romance Comedy List
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At the end of World War II, Lt. Merle Wye (Jim Hutton) is given the task of capturing the sole remaining Japanese person on an American-controlled island in the Pacific. Wye is a bumbling fool, however, clumsy and awkward, so when level-headed Lt. Molly Blue (Paula Prentiss) shows up to help him, it's not a moment too soon. Though they are quite different in temperament and intelligence, the two young officers work together -- and fall in love along the way. Read More Read Less

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Janet Graves Photoplay The team works hard to get chuckles out of a low-geared entry. Dec 15, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis At the end of World War II, Lt. Merle Wye (Jim Hutton) is given the task of capturing the sole remaining Japanese person on an American-controlled island in the Pacific. Wye is a bumbling fool, however, clumsy and awkward, so when level-headed Lt. Molly Blue (Paula Prentiss) shows up to help him, it's not a moment too soon. Though they are quite different in temperament and intelligence, the two young officers work together -- and fall in love along the way.
Director
Richard Thorpe
Producer
Joe Pasternak
Production Co
Euterpe
Genre
Romance, Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Dec 10, 2016
Runtime
1h 30m
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