David wonders:
"A friend and I were discussing the strereotypical, loud mouthed drill
sargeant--the prototype would have to be Louis Gossett, Jr. in AN OFFICER
Would ya'll be willing to list other examples of this character on the screen?"
Almost any film depicting military training might do--consider some war films
(and cartoons!) from World War II especially.  You might check on the Gary
Cooper sequence from IF I HAD A MILLION, among other pre-war films.  For a later
film, see THE D.I. with Jack Webb and it's obverse: THE SERGEANT, with Rod
Don Larsson, Mankato State U (MN)
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