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They came to Cordura

Author: Robert RossenGary CooperRita HayworthVan HeflinTab HunterAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures/Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set against the backdrop of the 1916 war against Pancho Villa, Thomas Thorn, a career Army officer, is given the task of leading five Medal of Honor candidates to the military base of Cordura, Texas. Branded a coward during battle, Thorn hopes to learn what these men possess which he lacks. As the journey through the desert progresses, the "heroes" panic, attempting murder, mutiny and rape as the quest for survival  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Western films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Rossen; Gary Cooper; Rita Hayworth; Van Heflin; Tab Hunter; Glendon Swarthout; Ivan Moffat; Columbia Pictures Industries.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0767882717 9780767882712
OCLC Number: 56538393
Language Note: Closed captioned. English; English, Japanese subtitles.
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959. Copyright renewed 1987 Columbia Pictures Industries.
Credits: From the novel by Glendon Swarthout ; screenplay by Ivan Moffat.
Cast: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Richard Conte, Michael Callan, Dick York, Robert Keith.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen and widescreen presentation.
Responsibility: [Columbia Pictures presents ; produced by William Goetz ; directed by Robert Rossen ; a Goetz-Baroda production].

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Set against the backdrop of the 1916 war against Pancho Villa, Thomas Thorn, a career Army officer, is given the task of leading five Medal of Honor candidates to the military base of Cordura, Texas. Branded a coward during battle, Thorn hopes to learn what these men possess which he lacks. As the journey through the desert progresses, the "heroes" panic, attempting murder, mutiny and rape as the quest for survival reveals their true characters.

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