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Onionhead(1958)

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Brief Synopsis

An irresponsible student enlists in the Coast Guard expecting to sit out World War II.

Cast & Crew

Norman Taurog Director
Andy Griffith Alvin Woods
Walter Matthau "Red" Wildoe
Erin O'Brien Josephine Hill
Joe Mantell Harry O'Neal
Ray Danton Ens. Dennis Higgins
James Gregory The Captain
Joey Bishop Gutsell
Roscoe Karns Windy Woods
Claude Akins Poznicki
Ainslie Pryor Chief Miller
Sean Garrison Yeoman Kaffhamp
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 28 Sep 1958; Los Angles opening: 15 Oct 1958
Release Date:  1958 Production Date:  EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  110 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Better

    Alice 2014-05-26

    After watching both "No Time for Sergeants" and "Onionhead", my vote is for Onionhead, as the better film. I like it better probably... MORE>

  • THE REASON I JOINED THE U.S.COAST GUARD

    EDWARD CARD 2012-07-15

    OK, I SIGNED UP FOR THE MARINE CORP IN JANUARY OF 1959,ONLY 17 YEARS OLD MY MOTHER HAD TO SIGN FOR ME,SHE TURNED DOWN THE GUNNEY WHO CAME TO MY HOUSE 2... MORE>

  • Nostalgia Plus Good Story

    Mark 2011-11-16

    Being retired Coast Guard I thoroughly enjoyed the nostalgia of the film. Even though I didn't enlisted until 1975, elements of the CG/Sea Service... MORE>