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Sergeant Deadhead (1965)





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In this comedy, a hapless Army sergeant's plans to marry are temporarily delayed after he accidentally ends up launched into space with a chimpanzee. Upon his return, he is a changed man and is ultimately sent to prison after he threatens to go public with the mix-up. Meanwhile, suave Sgt. Donovan, Deadhead's double, takes his place at the altar. To stop him, Deadhead breaks out of prison and becomes his old self again just as he arrives at the honeymoon suite. Naturally he wins his rightful bride and happiness ensues.


Frankie Avalon
as Sergeant O.K. Deadhead / Sergeant Donovan
Deborah Walley
as Airman Lucy Turner
Fred Clark
as General Rufus Fogg
Cesar Romero
as Admiral Stoneham
Gale Gordon
as Capt. Weiskopf
Harvey Lembeck
as Pvt. McEvoy
John Ashley
as Pvt. Filroy
Buster Keaton
as Pvt. Blinken
Reginald Gardiner
as Lt. Cmdr. Talbott
Eve Arden
as Lt. Kinsey
Pat Buttram
as The President
Romo Vincent
as Tuba Player
Tod Windsor
as Sgt. Keeler
Norman Grabowski
as Air Police
Mike Nader
as Air Police
Salli Sachse
as Sue Ellen
Bob Harvey
as Bellhop
Andy Romano
as Marine MP
John Macchia
as Marine MP
Sallie Dornan
as Secretary
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Cute silliness with a veteran cast. If you don't go in expecting Shakespeare or weighty topics this is a pleasant diversion.

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