5 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
Oscar Boetticher Jr. | Bud Boetticher | Oscar Boetticher
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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The characters are more important to me than the ideas, because it's through the mind and the sayings and the actions of the characters that the ideas are born. I'm not concerned with what people stand for, I'm concerned with what they do about it.
When the Third Army under General George S. Patton
got ahead of its supply lines during World War II, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower
decided to send the Red Ball Express, the nickname of a transportation unit comprised of African-American troops to race ahead of the advancing American forces to catch up with and supply Patton's tank division. The unit became famous for overcoming tremendous odds, and ...
The hero in Boetticher films usually ends up with the leading lady only after the villain has killed her previous suitor, who is invariably weak and shady