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The Mountain Road (1960)

 |  Drama, War  |  June 1960 (USA)
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An Army Major stationed in East China in 1944 is ordered to blow up instillations to slow up advancing Japanese Army.

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Cast overview:
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Maj. Baldwin
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Madame Sue-Mei Hung
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Collins
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Sgt. 'Mike' Michaelson (as Henry 'Harry' Morgan)
Frank Silvera ...
Col. Kwan
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Niergaard
Rudy Bond ...
Sgt. Miller
Mike Kellin ...
Prince
Frank Maxwell ...
Sgt. Ballo
Eddie Firestone ...
Major Lewis
Alan Baxter ...
Gen. Loomis
Leo Chen ...
Col. Li
Bill Quinn ...
Col. Magnusson
Peter Chong ...
Chinese Colonel
P.C. Lee ...
Chinese General
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An Army Major stationed in East China in 1944 is ordered to blow up instillations to slow up advancing Japanese Army.

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THE REAL EPIC OF THE SCORCHED EARTH...when hate and heroism, danger and disaster blocked escape on...THE MOUNTAIN ROAD

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Der Kommandant  »

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This was the only real war movie which James Stewart starred in. He had vowed never to make one, since he complained they were hardly ever realistic. Harry Morgan said he believed that Stewart made an exception for this film because it was definitely anti-war. See more »

Goofs

Major Baldwin's jeep is obviously a post-World War II model, with the visible differences being the jeep seen in the film had larger headlights, a gas tank filler neck and cap in a cutout in the left rear quarter panel (instead of under the driver's seat), and the axe and shovel were affixed under the right front door cutout (instead of under the left front cutout), all different from World War II jeeps. See more »

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[last lines]
Madame Sue-Mei Hung: To the end of the road, peace and safety.
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Very Interesting -- especially for its time
6 September 1999 | by (Ny, NY) – See all my reviews

Intriguing wartime character studies. Outstanding characters abound. Stewart's romance with the Asian female lead is very poignant. Harry Morgan and Mike Kellin give outstanding character support - in fact the whole cast does, including a young James Best, looking hunky, well before his Dukes of Hazzard days.


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