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Fireball Forward (1972)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, War | TV Movie 5 March 1972
A hard-nose general takes over a division with a bad combat record.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maj. Gen. Joe Barrett
Jean Duval
Helen Sawyer
Col. Talbot
Corps Commander
Sgt. Andrew Collins
Curt Lowens ...
Capt. Bauer
Maj. Larkin
Col. Douglas Graham
Robert Patten ...
Col. Avery
Capt. Tony Sanchez
Sgt. Brock
John Gruber ...
Stanley Beck ...
MP sergeant


A hard-nose general takes over a division with a bad combat record.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Action | Drama | War


Not Rated




Release Date:

5 March 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adelante, bola de fuego  »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Failed pilot for a potential series. See more »


Maj. Gen. Joe Barrett: So hey, what's this about you being a G-2?
Col. Douglas Graham: Well, when you're too old for command, and too young to retire, and too stupid to do anything else, there's only one place for you in this man's Army - Intelligence!
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Edited from Patton (1970) See more »

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A waste of time.
5 March 1999 | by (birmingham alabama) – See all my reviews

I have to admit I was deceived by the title and the summary on the back of the box. So I popped it in the vcr and kept waiting... and waiting... and waiting for something good to happen. But of course, it never does. The makers of this film should be tied to a chair and made to watch "Saving Private Ryan". Maybe they would learn something.

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