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Operation Mad Ball

Operation Mad Ball(1957)

Also Known As: The Mad Ball |

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Brief Synopsis

A peacetime soldier plots to throw a party under his strict captain's nose.

Cast & Crew

Richard Quine Director
Jack Lemmon Pvt. Hogan
Ernie Kovacs Capt. Paul Lock
Kathryn Grant Lt. Betty Bixby
Arthur O'Connell Col. Rousch
Mickey Rooney M/Sgt. Yancy Skibo
Dick York Corp. Bohun
James Darren Pvt. Widowskas
Roger Smith Corp. Berryman
William Leslie Pvt. Grimes
Sheridan Comerate Sgt. Wilson
Jeanne Manet Madame LaFour
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 20 Nov 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
A Jed Harris Production
EBX; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  103 or 105 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • operation mad ball

    kevin sellers 2019-02-03

    This film's ending, just as the mad ball begins to get mad, is an apt metaphor for a movie that is always threatening to break out into hilarity, but... MORE>

  • TCM programming has to change

    Anthony 2019-01-23

    Dear TCM -- your programming is scraping rock bottom. Who needs a celebration of Ernie Kovacs' centennial in prime time? Please -- enough of prime... MORE>

  • What A Great Movie

    Roger 2009-01-20

    This is just a great movie. Mickey Rooney and Ernie Kovic were really good. Take the time to watch it on TMC 1/21 @ 8pm. You'll love it MORE>