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    Quote from dukefan1: “They probably would have had a harder time getting the armed services to help out as much as they did, had not Duke been a major part in the film. I agree that some of the actors didn't look the part, but that is Hollywood. I…
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    They probably would have had a harder time getting the armed services to help out as much as they did, had not Duke been a major part in the film. I agree that some of the actors didn't look the part, but that is Hollywood. I never let stuff like that…
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    It might have been better with a younger actor like Chuck Connors playing the lead role, but they probably could not have got funding without Wayne. A major criticism of the film was the fact that most of the actors were far too old and unfit to portray…
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    Quote from chester7777: “I would agree that this is a solid, well-acted movie, and the heck with the critics! While many people in the United States felt we were doing the right thing going into Vietnam, and helping them combat Communism, not many…
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