Go Tell the Spartans
Go Tell the Spartans ★★★ 1978 (R)
In Vietnam, 1964, a hardboiled major is ordered to establish a garrison at Muc Wa with a platoon of burned out Americans and Vietnamese mercenaries. Blundering but politically interesting war epic pre-dating the flood of 1980s AmericanVietnam apologetics. Based on Daniel Ford's novel. 114m/C VHS, DVD . Burt Lancaster, Craig Wasson, David Clennon, Marc Singer, Jonathan Goldsmith, Joe Unger, Dennis Howard, Evan C. Kim, John Megna, Hilly Hicks, Dolph Sweet, Clyde Kusatsu, James Hong; D: Ted Post; W: Wendell Mayes; C: Harry Stradling Jr.; M: Dick Halligan.