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Pueblo (1973)

A Cold War incident, told in flashbacks, regarding the capture of the American spy ship, U.S.S. Pueblo and its crew by North Korean naval units off the North Korean coast on January 23, 1968.

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Anthony Page
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Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hal Holbrook ... Capt. Lloyd Bucher
Ronny Cox ... Signalman
Andrew Duggan ... Congressman
Stephen Elliott Stephen Elliott ... RAdm. F.L. Johnson
Mary Fickett ... Rose Bucher
Larry Gates ... American Negotiator
George Grizzard ... Court Counsel
Paul Hecht Paul Hecht ... Lt. S.R. Harris
Alan Hewitt ... Congressional Chairman
James Hong ... Super C
Barnard Hughes ... Secretary of the Navy
Robert Ito ... North Korean Negotiator
Gary Merrill ... Adm. Thomas E. Moorer
Richard Mulligan ... CWO G.H. Lacy
John Randolph ... Lt. Gen. S.J. McKee
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Dramatization showing the 1968 seizure of the spy ship, Pueblo, by the North Koreans and the treatment of the Pueblo's crew during their year of captivity through flashbacks during the 1969 investigation of the affair. Written by Patrick Dominick <p-dominick@adfa.oz.au>

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TV film about a somewhat forgotten incident.
9 July 1999 | by yenloSee all my reviews

This made for TV film is done semi-documentary style with certain parts resembling a stage play. The story is the important part. North Korean forces capture an American Naval vessel and the crew is imprisoned for nearly a year. Their captivity at the hands of the North Koreans is depicted through flashback sequences. Recently Arthur Kent hosted a documentary on the History Channel about the Pueblo incident that was superb.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pueblo Affair See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Titus Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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