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Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)

GP | | Comedy, Drama | 5 March 1971 (Mexico)
Tensions grow between the small army base and people from the nearby town. Despite well intentions of people from both sides it all escalates after the big dance in town.

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Officer Michael M. Nace
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Shannon Gambroni
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Sheriff Harve
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Sgt. Jones
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Ramona
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Billy Joe Davis
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Capt. Myerson
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Mr. Kruft
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Maj. Purvis
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Col. Flanders
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Lester Calhoun (as Bob Emhardt)
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Zelda
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Alturi
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Sgt. Graham
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Rev. Dinwood
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Tensions grow between the small army base and people from the nearby town. Despite well intentions of people from both sides it all escalates after the big dance in town.

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This was Don Ameche's last film until Trading Places (1983) 13 years later. See more »

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Officer Michael M. Nace: That's what you wanted me to see?
Shannon Gambroni: Right
Officer Michael M. Nace: Well that's a whole lot of fun Shannon, yeah. Forty seven years old and I get to stand here and look at that pile of scrap.
Shannon Gambroni: Scrap? That's a tank!
Officer Michael M. Nace: Scrap. You got any more funny games you want to play? How about about juggling some hand grenades blindfolded huh? Want to run around in a field of Cosmoline? Want me to shine up the flag pole for you? "What did you do in the war Daddy?" Well, sonny I stood around with my two idiot friends staring at some ...
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Referenced in Mean Streets (1973) See more »

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Mama Two March
Music by Jerry Fielding
Lyrics by Jerry Fielding and David McKechnie
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Actually quite enjoyable!
17 November 2004 | by (Glasgow, Scotland) – See all my reviews

Bought this in a discount store so had low expectations from it. Actually really good - a simple and enjoyable film. Easy to watch and fun. Some of the characters (esp Nace and Ramona) were good to watch - nicely scripted and acted. Apart from that the story is great if taken with a relaxed view.

I recommend it and am glad to have it in the collection. The tank chase scene is comical and almost up there in Smokey and the Bandit or even comic James Bond style. The film is almost in Kelly's Heroes territory but is its own story.


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