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Fireball Forward (1972)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | War  -  5 March 1972 (USA)
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A hard-nose general takes over a division with a bad combat record.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Maj. Gen. Joe Barrett
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Jean Duval
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Helen Sawyer
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Col. Talbot
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Corps Commander
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Sgt. Andrew Collins
Curt Lowens ...
Capt. Bauer
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Maj. Larkin
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Col. Douglas Graham
Robert Patten ...
Col. Avery
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Capt. Tony Sanchez
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Don Eitner ...
Sgt. Brock
John Gruber ...
Doctor
Stanley Beck ...
MP sergeant
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A hard-nose general takes over a division with a bad combat record.

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Action | Drama | War

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5 March 1972 (USA)  »

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División Bola de Fuego  »

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Quotes

Cook: Let's go! Let's go! I ain't got all day! Come on, stupid, come on!
[Notices that the next man holding out his mess kit to him is none other than the general]
Cook: Oh, I'm sorry, sir, I didn't recognize you... Hey, quick! Get something special for the general!
Maj. Gen. Joe Barrett: I want some of that.
[Cook hesitatingly ladles some stew into Barrett's messkit bowl. Barrett takes one forkful, spits it out, and sets his messkit on the table]
Maj. Gen. Joe Barrett: I wouldn't feed this to a starving buzzard.
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Fireball Forward as suspense.
14 May 2001 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

I think you all missed the point! The premise of the movie is to try to guess who the traitor is--the one who is betraying their next moves to the enemy. That is where I get my enjoyment; from the suspense. And as far as the suspense went, it was terrific!!


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