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They came to Cordura Cover Image DVD DVD

They came to Cordura

Summary: 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 posess 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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  • ISBN: 0767882717
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures/Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2004.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Title from disc surface.
Videodisc release of the 1959 Columbia Pictures film. Copyright renewed 1987 Columbia Pictures Industries.
Closed captioned.
English; English, Japanese subtitles.
Creation/Production Credits Note: From the novel by Glendon Swarthout ; screenplay by Ivan Moffat.
Participant or Performer Note: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Richard Conte, Michael Callan, Dick York, Robert Keith.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen and widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
Closed captioned.
English; English, Japanese subtitles.
Subject: United States. Army History Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916 Drama
Heroes Drama
Soldiers United States Conduct of life Drama
Genre: Feature films.
Western films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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