Soldier in the Rain

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Soldier in the Rain ★★ ½ 1963

An unusual friendship develops between career sergeant Gleason and wheeler-dealer McQueen. Gleason is in good form, but McQueen is listless, and the story (set in a Southern army camp) is unsatisfying. Weld is the comely teen who makes for an intriguing love triangle. From the novel by William Goldman. 88m/B VHS . Steve McQueen, Jackie Gleason, Tuesday Weld, Tony Bill, Tom Poston, Ed Nelson; D: Ralph Nelson; W: Blake Edwards; M: Henry Mancini.