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The Last Days of Patton (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  14 September 1986 (USA)
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Following the close of World War II, General George S. Patton is seriously injured in a car accident and not expected to survive. "The Last Days of Patton" tells the story of these last few... See full summary »

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Gen. Hobart 'Hap' Gay
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Dr. Lt.Col. Paul S. Hill
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Jean Gordon
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Baron von Wangenheim
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Brigadier Hugh Cairns
Paul Maxwell ...
Lt.Gen. Geoffrey Keyes
Lee Patterson ...
Col. Paul Harkins
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Dr. Col. Lawrence Ball
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Mrs. Beatrice Ayer Patton
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Following the close of World War II, General George S. Patton is seriously injured in a car accident and not expected to survive. "The Last Days of Patton" tells the story of these last few months of the General's life and the Army Medical Corps efforts to save him. Intermixed with flashbacks, the film also shows Patton's earlier career as a fledging tank commander during the First World War. Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>

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When Gen. Patton gives his farewell address to the 3rd Army most of the extras were actual USAF airmen from RAF Mildenhall. See more »

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There are 2 moments in cinema that you shouldn't miss...
2 July 2008 | by (Mad City, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

The first one is Jack Palance in CHE!, playing the part of Fidel Castro.

The other one is in THE LAST DAYS OF PATTON, when George C. Scott (as General Patton) makes his SINGING DEBUT by performing the the suggestively dirty little soldier's ditty "Lily From Piccadilly, The Blackout Queen".

Either of these performances is more than adequate induce hysterical laughter, projectile vomiting, or the blank, glazed eyed, frozen stare that only the total and utter disbelief in what your eyes and ears are telling you can produce.

Trust me on this one.

George must have done this turkey strictly for the money. Except for the singing, he could have mailed in his performance.


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