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Movie : Mutiny on the Bounty

Babyhead loves a good adventure and ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ took him on a good one.

In 1789 the Bounty sets out from England to Tahiti to bring back a cargo of bread fruit.   470 more words

Moving pictures, #46

Yet more movies… All but one are from the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list, but two of them I’d seen previously. 1,997 more words


Halls of Montezuma (Jan. 4, 1951)

Halls of Montezuma (1951)
Directed by Lewis Milestone
20th Century-Fox

The American public never really loses its appetite for war movies, it just gets full sometimes and needs to take a nap. 811 more words

20th Century-Fox

Pork Chop Hill (1959)

A company of American soldiers stationed in Korea suffer terrible losses when ordered to take a strategically unimportant hill from Chinese forces.

Pork Chop Hill was directed by Lewis Milestone who was no stranger to the genre having directed the classic All Quiet On The Western Front and here he pretty much invented the modern war movie. 144 more words


Hollywood sovietica! (The North Star, 1943)

Quando Hollywood era non solo anti-fascista ma anche filo-sovietica, e naturalmente gli Stati Uniti erano alleati di zio Joe Stalin, si producevano film come The North Star… 647 more words


A Walk in the Sun (1945)

This movie is about a group of American soldiers in Italy during World War II. 265 more words


Halls Of Montezuma (1950)

Lewis Milestone made some quality war films, but this WWII drama about a marine platoon commanded by Richard Widmark doesn’t measure up to his best. 146 more words