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A Rumor of war

Author: Brad DavisKeith CarradineMichael O'KeefeRichard T HeffronJohn Sacret YoungAll authors
Publisher: [Hollywood, CA] : Fries Home Video, [1990]
Series: Fries classic collection
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fresh out of Officer's Candidate School, Philip Caputo is anxious to get his first taste of combat. When he is finally assigned to the front lines he does not encounter the glorious war he had imagined. He finds, instead, sickening brutality of men killing men. After his platoon is decimated, Lt. Caputo strikes back. His eagerness costs the lives of two Vietnamese civilians, and in the midst of the bloody and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Biography
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Philip Caputo
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Davis; Keith Carradine; Michael O'Keefe; Richard T Heffron; John Sacret Young; Philip Caputo; Fries Home Video (Firm); Charles Fries Productions.
OCLC Number: 21202525
Notes: Based on the book by Philip Caputo.
Videocassette release of the 1980 motion picture.
"97700"--Container.
Credits: Executive producers, Charles Fries, Dick Berg ; producer, David Manson ; director, Richard T. Heffron ; screenplay, John Sacret Young ; directors of photography, Jorge Stahl, Stevan Larner ; editors, Michael Eliot, Thomas Fries, Scott Eyler ; music, Charles Gross.
Cast: Brad Davis, Keith Carradine, Michael O'Keefe, Richard Bradford, Brian Dennehy, Perry Lang, Christopher Mitchum, Steve Forrest, Stacy Keach.
Target Audience: Suitable for all ages.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Fries classic collection
Responsibility: a Dick Berg-Stonehenge production in association with Charles Fries Productions for Monday Films.

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Fresh out of Officer's Candidate School, Philip Caputo is anxious to get his first taste of combat. When he is finally assigned to the front lines he does not encounter the glorious war he had imagined. He finds, instead, sickening brutality of men killing men. After his platoon is decimated, Lt. Caputo strikes back. His eagerness costs the lives of two Vietnamese civilians, and in the midst of the bloody and senseless war, Caputo is charged with murder.

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