Ike: The War Years (1979)
"Ike" (original title)

TV Mini-Series  |   |  Biography, Drama, War
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Made-for-TV biography of General Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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 Young Lieutenant
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Miniseries detailing the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who commanded American forces during World War II, romanced his driver Kay Summersby and later became President of the United States. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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When Ike tells Kay that Roosevelt will let her into the US Army and still owe allegiance to a foreign flag, and says she's the first person in history to be allowed to do that. During the Civil War citizens from several countries came to the US to fight for both sides while still remaining citizens of their home countries. See more »

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Great film!!! Great actor!!!
13 October 2001 | by (Simi Valley, california) – See all my reviews

This film more than any other one tells me what a great actor Robert Duvall is! He is totally immersed in his character. With the makeup, he IS Ike. And Lee Remick is perfect in her role as Kay Summersby. I would recommend this movie to anyone.


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