Onionhead (1958)

In this comedy, set during WWII, a struggling college student decides to join the Coast Guard. After training to become a ship's cook, the recruit is assigned to serve on the U.S.S. Periwinkle. When the young chef falls in love with the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 1, 1958
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Emanuel Levy

Andy Griffith and the other actors are decent, but the film is verbose, overlong, and lacks sufficient humor to qualify as comedy.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Can only achieve sentimental drivel and very little comedy.

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Lanning : )
Without any doubt, Andy Griffith suffers the big TV hangover when it comes to his career beyond Mayberry. He's a much under-appreciated actor to be sure.… More