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Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero

Author: Robert AldrichRobert ShermanLukas HellerJoseph BirocJames Dowell VanceAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific in the spring of 1942, and to ensure the battle plans remain secret, a Japanese radio installation must be destroyed. To accomplish this task, an American officer is ordered by his commander to join a squad of British misfits on a suicide mission against the facility.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Aldrich; Robert Sherman; Lukas Heller; Joseph Biroc; James Dowell Vance; Michael Luciano; Charlie James; Gerald Fried; Michael Caine; Cliff Robertson; Ian Bannen; Harry Andrews; Ronald Fraser; Denholm Elliott; Henry Fonda; Ken Takakura; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Palomar Pictures International.; Associates & Aldrich Company.; ABC Pictures Corp.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 079286056X 9780792860563
OCLC Number: 55872520
Language Note: Closed-captioned; English soundtrack; optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970.
Includes original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Joseph Biroc ; art director, James Dowell Vance ; film editor, Michael Luciano ; wardrobe, Charlie James ; music by Gerald Fried.
Cast: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews, Ronald Fraser, Denholm Elliott, Henry Fonda, Ken Takakura.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (2 hr., 14 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC region 1; Dolby digital mono.; anamorphic widescreen format (1.78:1 aspect ratio).
Other Titles: Too late the hero
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; in association with Palomar Pictures ; an Associates and Aldrich Company Production ; ABC Pictures Corp. ; story by Robert Aldrich and Robert Sherman ; screenplay by Robert Aldrich and Lukas Heller ; produced and directed by Robert Aldrich.

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The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific in the spring of 1942, and to ensure the battle plans remain secret, a Japanese radio installation must be destroyed. To accomplish this task, an American officer is ordered by his commander to join a squad of British misfits on a suicide mission against the facility.

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