Working from quartet of Eugene O’Neill plays, John Ford created a hauntingly dark dramatic universe, populated with his usual stock company of players augmented by John Wayne in the role of the naïve Swedish sailor Olsen.
When Kyle Vogel finds his Grandpa Bud’s WWII footlocker, they strike a deal: Kyle can pick three, and Bud will tell their stories. As soldier in Iraq, Kyle’s later experiences mirror Bud’s.
A redneck officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany.
Why did Germany torpedo the Lusitania, a civilian vessel? And why did such an enormous ship sink so fast? Now, take a high-tech plunge beneath the Irish Channel and relive on of the century’s most mysterious maritime tragedies: The date is May 7, 1915, just nine months into World War I. A German U-boat torpedoes […]