"From the writer of From Here To Eternity comes The Thin Red Line,
the story of two American soldiers in the battle of Guadalcanal.
Jack Warden is the battle hardened veteran Sergeant Welsh and
Keir Dullea a reluctant draftee, Private Doll. Private Doll
will do anything to survive and soon incurs the anger
of Sergeant Welsh by disobeying orders in an
attempt to secure his own safety.
Welsh carries out his duty with calculated
precision and commits acts of madness
in an attempt to scare his soldiers and
enlighten them of the absurd nature of
Through fatigue and the demands of battle
Welsh and Doll descend to more desperate
methods and we see The Thin Red Line
between sanity and insanity blurred
for both protagonists"