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MacArthur ★★ 1977 (PG)

General Douglas MacArthur's life from Corregidor in 1942 to his dismissal a decade later in the midst of the Korean conflict. Episodic sage with forceful Peck but weak support ing characters. Fourteen minutes were cut from the original version; intended to be Peck's “Patton,” it falls short of the mark. 130m/C VHS, DVD . Gregory Peck, Ivan Bonar, Ward (Edward) Costello, Nicolas Coster, Dan O'Herlihy; D: Joseph Sargent; W: Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins; C: Mario Tosi; M: Jerry Goldsmith.

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