Quotation by Frank S. Nugent

Oh he's doing fine, Michael. Nevertheless, he's an officer and a gentleman, and that's no job for a gentleman.
Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Sgt. Mulcahy (Victor McLaglen), Fort Apache, poking fun at military rank, while assuring Sgt. Major O'Rourke (Ward Bond) that his son Lt. Michael O'Rourke (John Agar) is doing a fine job training new recruits (1948).

Based on the story "Massacre" by James Warner Bellah.
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