Performance-Wise: Martin is the life of the show. He is good-natured, amused, fascinated by the limitless possibilities he sees all around him. The rest of the cast are a joke. Advertisement As the movie opens, Bilko is staging a phony tug-of-war between a horse and a man, raising the stakes each time the man is defeated, until finally they're high enough for the horse to lose. In such circumstances, Bilko would employ the same psychological guile and chicanery he always used to outwit his suckers, but for good purposes.
I cant but smile seeing his every face expression, gesture or action. Shouldn't work but the presence of Steve Martin adds value to any film and he does enough here to warrant a rental. Steve Martin is well the exact same in every role, you know this, I know this, everyone knows this. I think part of the reason I like Martin, is for the same reason I like characters like Bugs Bunny. Bilko, with the help of newly assigned Private First Class Wally Holbrook, devises a means of avoiding Thorn's attempt to transfer him to Greenland: He rigs a demonstration of the base's malfunctioning hovertank, staged before a four-star general and numerous dignitaries.
The actors memorized their lines, and performed the scenes in sequence before a studio audience. Alerted by the base radio station, he learns that his commanding officer, Col. Hall , is on the way over, and is able to conceal all the incriminating evidence -- except for the horse. For those people who dislike or are bored of put down humor, sex humor, or gross out humor, this is none of those Not that I don't mind some of that, but a change of pace is always welcome. Well, of course I have a plan! Colonel Hall: What's it doing there? Hall would get the best of Bilko just enough to establish his credentials as a wary and vigilant adversary. The show's success transformed Silvers from a journeyman comedian into a star, and writer-producer Hiken from a highly regarded behind-the-scenes comedy writer into a publicly recognized creator. But what I had forgotten is that Bilko is not really a nut or a fraud, but a public servant, who manipulates the Army in order to rain benefits not only upon himself, but upon his men.
The real Colonel Hall learns of the scam, and Bilko, Henshaw, and Barbella end up being locked away in the guardhouse. Bilko asks Rita to marry him, and she accepts. Bilko,'' Steve Martin convinces us of the rightness of the casting. On Putlocker - watch Sgt. Of course he is adored by his men. I love his comic timing in this movie.
Among his pastimes are repeatedly leaving his good-natured fiancee Rita Glenne Headly waiting at the altar, fleecing fellow soldiers at poker and rigging bets on a tug-of-war between a horse and a stocky guy in his platoon. Steve Martin is good at that aspect of the Bilko persona, and good, too, at suggesting that there's not a mean bone in the sergeant's body. Modo : Robo De Arte, Fantasia, Tríada. Do not watch this film with any predispositions or expectations of what you are going to see, and you will enjoy it so much more. His men line up in front of the unfamiliar rooms, not realizing they've chosen a women's barracks. Just their reactions of course being as if they've never exercised before in their lives was a good laugh.
The guy has great comedic timing, and its like the part was written for him. Early episodes were filmed at Dumont's television center in New York City — now home to — with later episodes shot at the in. Of course the first few letters are B-I-L, which is meaningless. At the same time, because of the draft and wars, everyone in society had served, or was connected to someone who had. I would recommend it if you need a good laugh, you're always in good company with Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd and Phil Hartman, not to mention a baby Chris Rock.
The Phil Silvers Show Also known as You'll Never Get Rich Sergeant Bilko Bilko Created by Directed by Nat Hiken Al De Caprio Charles Friedman Starring Theme music composer Composer s Country of origin No. Though The Phil Silvers Show was never a huge ratings magnet, it was considered the top television comedy of its time. I can only urge you to spend 21 minutes of your life watching a single episode. Well, you are probably wondering if I have a plan. I have never seen the original and perhaps my judgement of this movie is therefore altered. Also on a final note after Steve Martin did this once wouldn't he have learnt better before trying to play Clouseau? Who to play the part better than Steve Martin? Nuestra fuente ofrece millones de antenas disponible históricas en la mejor calidad y está presionado, como Los Amantes Persas 1964 , Un Bebé en el Buzón 1976 y mucho mas. I loved this movie because Martin did not come along and attempt to imitate Silvers' style.
This production was quality work by all involved, and a fun way to spend 90 minutes. If you like Steve Martin, you'll love this film, he makes it his own. And all the actors were at their best. Martin plays a charismatic, scheming yet kind hearted con artist. If you liked this or even if you didn't check out oneguyrambling. While this movie doesn't stand out as well as their other films, this was still a lot of fun to watch. This movie was under-appreciated in its theatrical release.