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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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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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A Prophetic Made for TV Movie
26 January 2006 | by (Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a prophetic made for TV movie (first shown in 1968), particularly in light of current events in the US (2006).

It is basically about a rebel group fighting a fascist government that has taken over the US. The airport scenes are a bit eerie now and the creation of the new federal police force as authorized in the Patriot Act sure looks like the Internal Security Force in the movie.

No wonder this movie as not seen the light of day in years...If you want your paranoia level to go up, watch this movie and think about todays events...

I AM LOOKING FOR A COPY OF THIS MOVIE. Email me at Indigo00@comcast.net.


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