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The Private War of Major Benson (1955) was a Comedy - Family Film directed by Jerry Hopper .

Academy Awards 1955 --- Ceremony Number 28 (source: AMPAS)

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Best WritingJoe Connelly, Bob MosherNominated
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John: Are you the new soldier fella?
Maj. Bernard 'Barney' Benson: Yeah.
John: You got a lot of ribbons, what do they stand for?
Maj. Bernard 'Barney' Benson: Good conduct.


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This movie was loosely remade in 1995 as the Damon Wayans movie, "Major Payne."
St. Catherine's Military School, which still exists in Anaheim, California, supplied the scenery and its students as extras for the film. The K through 8th grade school is the only Catholic Military School west of the Mississippi. It was established in 1880.
Joe Connelly and Bob Mosher who co-wrote the screenplay, are best known as the creators of the long running TV show "Leave it to Beaver".
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