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Once Before I Die (1966)

WW-II 1941: Shortly after Pearl Harbor the Japanese attack the Philippine islands. A group of Polo playing soldiers and their families are surprised far off in the countryside. Lt. Bailey ... See full summary »

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Alex
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Bailey
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Lt. Custer
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Rod Lauren ...
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Vance Skarstedt
Allen Pinson
Greg Martin
Renato Robles
Fred Galang
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Rod Francisco
Nello Nayo
Mario Taquibulos
Eva Vivar
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WW-II 1941: Shortly after Pearl Harbor the Japanese attack the Philippine islands. A group of Polo playing soldiers and their families are surprised far off in the countryside. Lt. Bailey leads them back to Manila, but the streets are jammed with fugitives. On the trip Bailey's fiancée Alex talks with a 22 years old shy soldier. He tells her of his fears to die and admits that he's never been with a woman. Only once before he dies, he'd like to have sex. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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December 1966 (USA)  »

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Akomi mia fora prin pethano  »

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The film about a US Army unit in the Philippines at the very beginning of US involvement in World War II. John Derek served in the US Army in the Philippines at the very end of World War II. See more »

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Once Before I Die
Words and Music by Norman Gimbel (as Norman Gimble) and Ralph London
Sung by Lenny Welch
Through courtesy of Kapp Records
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Another "horrible" movie, so bad it's fun to watch? NO WAY.
7 March 2003 | by (Adelaide, South Australia) – See all my reviews

It almost defies belief that a movie can be as bad as this one, without it being fun to watch, like any number of Ed Wood films.

Put this DVD on if you have unwanted guests, and watch them exit your house, rushing to depart to save whatever sanity they have left.

A rotten, lousy waste of time.


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