Adventures Of A Rookie

  • 1943
  • 1 HR 04 MIN
  • NR

Fairly dumb portrait of three young men drafted from various walks of life--performer Brown from a nightclub floor; Carney, a hulking slug, from a shipping room; and Martin from the rich surroundings of his family mansion--and their hijinks at training camp. Most of the jokes are puerile, and the sight gags and pratfalls are not worth a button on Chester...read more

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Fairly dumb portrait of three young men drafted from various walks of life--performer Brown from a nightclub floor; Carney, a hulking slug, from a shipping room; and Martin from the rich surroundings of his family mansion--and their hijinks at training camp. Most of the jokes are puerile,

and the sight gags and pratfalls are not worth a button on Chester Conklin's vest. RKO thought to pair Brown and Carney in a series of B comedies, but this first effort failed so miserably that executives abandoned the idea.

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