During the Civil War, a young man enthusiastically joins the Union army thirsting to find glory and honor, but his first battle opens his eyes to the reality of how un-glorious and dishonorable war really is.

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Pvt. Henry Fleming
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Pvt. Jim Conklin
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Pvt. Wilson
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The Tattered Man
Warren Berlinger ...
The Cheery Soldier
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The Sergeant
Hank Hendrick ...
The General
George Sawaya ...
The Colonel
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The Lieutenant (as John Cox)
Norman Stone ...
The Corporal
Tiny Wells ...
The Fat Soldier
Daniel Levens ...
A Soldier
Tom Henschel ...
A Soldier
Robin Armstrong ...
A Soldier
Sam Reader ...
A Soldier
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During the Civil War, a young man enthusiastically joins the Union army thirsting to find glory and honor, but his first battle opens his eyes to the reality of how un-glorious and dishonorable war really is.

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Drama | War | Western

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3 December 1974 (USA)  »

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La roja insignia del valor  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Narrator: Into this wilderness came two great armies - 190,000 men... all of them expendable. The company of the 304th New York was among the smallest, the greenest and the most expendable of all.
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Remake of The Red Badge of Courage (1951) See more »

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A remake that outshines the original!
12 May 2003 | by (Hyde Park, NY) – See all my reviews

This was a great movie and it's the second time Richard Thomas starred in a remake that was better than the original. The other film was All Quiet on the Western Front and is available on DVD unlike this film which I have not been able to find anywhere.


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