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23 November 1971 (USA) See more »
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During the Korean War, a newly commissioned lieutenant find that they are trapped when the enemy surrounds their position... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Unusual casting for Ken Berry See more (5 total) »

Cast

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Ken Berry ... Lt. Parnell Murphy

Jim Hutton ... Cpl. Bill Lukens
Trini López ... Pvt. Sam Rivera
Don Marshall ... Pvt. Carver LeMoyne

Ralph Meeker ... Capt. Luke Danvers

Cameron Mitchell ... Sgt. Marion Bryce

Warren Oates ... Cpl. Leroy Sprague
Richard Young ... Pvt. Golden
Michael St. George ... Cpl. Bates

Soon-Tek Oh ... Korean Officer

Directed by
Robert Day 
 
Writing credits
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Ernie Frankel 
Herman Hoffman  screenplay
Herman Hoffman  story

Produced by
Shelley Hull .... associate producer
Robert Mirisch .... producer
Aaron Spelling .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Frank De Vol 
 
Cinematography by
Archie R. Dalzell 
 
Film Editing by
Art Seid 
 
Art Direction by
Paul Sylos 
 
Set Decoration by
Jerry McFarland 
Ken Swartz 
 
Costume Design by
Robert Harris Sr. 
 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Norman Henry .... production manager
William Porter .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lou Place .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Jesse Stone .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Gene Eliot .... sound effects
Tommy Thompson .... sound recordist
 
Casting Department
Bert Remsen .... casting supervisor
 
Music Department
Rocky Moriana .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Helen Parker .... script supervisor
 
Crew believed to be complete


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73 min
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Unusual casting for Ken Berry, 2 October 2002
Author: davidemartin (davidemartin@cs.com) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The ABC Tuesday Movie of the Week strikes again. I loved that series as a teen. The demand for 30 original movies a year (double that when the WEDNESDAY Movie of the Week came online) meant a lot of actors got work in ways they might not have before. Ken Berry was best known for F TROOP and MAYBERRY RFD. Who knew he had the potential for a war movie too? Yes, the film is a bit lightweight but so what? The MotW format was not intended to give us epics (which it sometimes did, anyway). The cast does a decent job, the production is pretty good for something shot in the hills outside LA, and anything with Soon-Tek Oh in it-- I'm there!

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