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The Green Berets (1968)



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  • dukefan1 -

    Replied to the thread The Green Berets (1968).

    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…
  • MichaelHarrison -

    Replied to the thread The Green Berets (1968).

    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…
  • MichaelHarrison -

    Replied to the thread The Green Berets (1968).

    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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  • MichaelHarrison -

    Replied to the thread True Grit (1969).

    Quote from porfle: “Kim Darby's performance in the film doesn't let me down at all. I think she's absolutely brilliant in the role. She helps make the film as great as it is. Not only is she the perfect foil for Wayne's over-the-top character, but…

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