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The Private War of Major Benson

The Private War of Major Benson(1955)

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Brief Synopsis

An outspoken officer is forced to take charge of a military school.

Cast & Crew

Jerry Hopper Director
Charlton Heston Major Bernard R. Barney Benson
Julie Adams Kay Lambert
Tim Hovey Cadet Thomas "Tiger" Flaherty
Nana Bryant Mother Redempta
Tim Considine Cadet Sergeant [Gerald] Hibler
Sal Mineo Cadet Colonel Sylvester Dusik
Milburn Stone Major General [Wilton Jim] Ramsey
Mary Field Sister Mary Theresa
Donald Keeler Cadet Corporal Schwalski
Gary Pagett Cadet Lieutenant Molony
Mickey Little Cadet Lieutenant Hanratty
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 2 Aug 1955
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [2:1]
EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  100 or 105 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Favorite Heston Film

    Judy 2014-04-05

    It may seem silly, but of all of the Biblical, & historical figures that Mr. Charlton Heston had portrayed in film, it is this film that has been my... MORE>

  • The Private War of Major Benson

    Paul 2013-08-16

    I served as a cadet in a Marine Corps JROTC Unit and this moviebrings back many fond memories from that time. It would be wonderfulif TCM could help make... MORE>

  • The private war of Major Benson

    Diane 2013-07-05

    I have always hoped you would air this movie. I have not seen this since the 60's when I was a kid. This is a great family movie and Charleston Heston... MORE>