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Days of Glory (1944)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, War | 16 June 1944 (USA)
A heroic guerilla group fights back against impossible odds during the 1941 Nazi invasion of Russia.

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... Nina (as Toumanova)
... Vladimir
... Sasha
... Yelena
... Semyon
... Fedor
Dena Penn ... Olga
Glen Vernon ... Mitya (as Glenn Vernon)
Igor Dolgoruki ... Dmitri
Edward L. Durst ... Petrov (as Edward Durst)
Lou Crosby ... Staub
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In late 1941, with the Nazi invasion of Russia still advancing, the Red Army leaves bands of guerillas behind in the forests. One such band is joined by beautiful ballet dancer Nina; initially inept, a series of bitter lessons gradually make her a seasoned soldier. The group still form human attachments, despite the shadow of grim death that makes their greatest hope one of selling their lives dearly... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Classic War Movie
17 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Excellent cast, Peck is great in this vehicle with limited resources. Co-star Tamara Toumanova is beautiful as his love interest. Depects the sacrafice the russian peoples army made fighting the Nazis. The army was made up of ordinary people banding together in small units to harass and eventually drive the germans out of their homeland. Excellent personel interaction between the actors that gives you the feeling of their inner thoughts, fear, love and bravery and not just war action. Patriotic and tearfull at times.


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