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Shadow on the Land (1968)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Drama  |  4 December 1968 (USA)
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Patriotic freedom fighters struggle against a fascist dictatorship in a near-future USA.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc Strange ...
Maj. Shepherd McCloud
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Lt. Col. Andy Davis
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Gen. Wendell Bruce
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Rev. Thomas Davis
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Abigail 'Abby' Tyler
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Capt. Everett
Michael Margotta ...
Timothy Willing (as Mike Margotta)
Scott Thomas ...
Felting
Myron Healey ...
General Hempstead
Frederic Downs ...
Drucker
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Lt. Allen (as Johnathan Lippe)
Bill Walker ...
Arnold
Mickey Sholdar ...
Paul
Ronnie Eckstine ...
David
Sandy McPeak ...
Ben (as Sandy Kevin)
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Storyline

Near-future freedom fighters battle Nazism, which has developed in the US rather than 1930's Germany. A look at an alternate history, with interesting social implications. Written by Peter Maranci <pmaranci@tiac.net>

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4 December 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

United States: It Can't Happen Here  »

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As the camera tracks with protagonist, a bookstore in the background displays copies of only one book: "My Struggle" by "The Leader", which is English for "Mein Kampf" by "Der Fuehrer" (Adolf Hitler). See more »

Quotes

Maj. Shepherd McCloud: I want to introduce you to a corpse.
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Good for history buffs
24 July 1999 | by (Indianapolis, Indiana) – See all my reviews

This movie is a great movie for those people who love alternate history. The acting is well done, but many of the sets look as if it were filmed on a closed factory. I hope that someday it will appear on video. If you do like this type of movie then you must read "The Devils Advocate" by Taylor Caldwell it too is about a military dictatorship in the 1960's US.


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