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Film Matinee: The Private War of Major Benson


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Charlton Heston
Julie Adams
Major 'Barney' Benson is none too happy about his assignment as training officer at
Sheridan Military Academy. He's a tough army man and a hard taskmaster, but his new cadets are kids, and the school is run by an order of nuns. Major Benson's no-fun methods make him thoroughly unpopular in this light-hearted family comedy.
Produced by HOWARD PINE Directed by JERRY HOPPER
* FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Julie Adams
Unknown: William Roberts
Unknown: Richard Alan Simmons
Produced By: Howard Pine
Directed By: Jerry Hopper
Maj Bernard (Barney) Benson: Charlton Heston
Dr Kay Lambert: Julie Adams
John: William Demarest
Cadet Sgt Hibler: Tim Considine
Cadet Col Sylvester Dusik: Sal Mineo
Mother Redempta: Nana Bryant
Gen Ramsey: Milburn Stone
Sr Mary Theresa: Mary Field
Cadet Corp Scawalski: Donald Keeler
Cadet Thos 'Tiger' Flaherty: Tim Hovey
Mr Hibler: Don Haggerty
Mrs Hibler: Yvonne Peetie

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Film Matinee: The Private War of Major Benson

BBC One London, 23 June 1985 16.20

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