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Sergeant Ryker (1968)

 -  Drama | War  -  1 February 1968 (USA)
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During the Korean War Sergeant Paul Ryker is accused of defecting to Communist China and then returning to his unit as a spy.He's court-martialed and sentenced to death but his attorney believes Ryker's innocent and asks for a new trial.

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Maj. Whitaker
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Ann Ryker
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Gen. Amos Bailey
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Capt. Appleton
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Sgt. Max Winkler
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Sgt. Paul Ryker
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Col. Arthur Merriam
Francis De Sales ...
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Cpl. Jenks
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Maj. Kitchener - The Law Officer
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During the Korean War Sergeant Paul Ryker is accused of defecting to Communist China and then returning to his unit as a spy.He's court-martialed and sentenced to death but his attorney believes in Ryker's innocence and pleads for a new trial. Written by nufs68

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The battlefield is his home, he will protect it...at all costs ! See more »

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Clamor de Justicia  »

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Originally two episodes of Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963) - "The Case Against Paul Ryker" (Oct, 10 & 17, 1963) See more »

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Although Colonel Merriam is an Army officer, his ribbons include the Navy Presidential Unit Citation. While it would not be impossible for him to receive this award, it would be extremely unlikely. In addition, he wears a Second Army patch on his left shoulder. That unit was never stationed overseas. See more »

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tense court-marshal drama
25 September 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Sergeant Ryker is accused of being a traitor during the Korean War, a hanging offense. A long drawn out court-marshal ensues during which time the Sgt. must remain in a military jail. After much investigation the defense attorney attempts to exonerate the doomed non-com with an eleventh hour ploy. Very good picture.


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