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The Dirty Dozen (1967) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Robert Aldrich and produced by Kenneth Hyman and Raymond Anzarut.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActorJohn CassavetesNominated
Best Film EditingMichael LucianoNominated

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The Dirty Dozen (1967)

By Beatrice on Jul 15, 2019 From Flickers in Time

The Dirty Dozen Directed by Robert Aldrich Written by Nunnally Johnson and Lukas Heller from a novel by E.M. Nathanson 1967/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/MKH/Seven Arts Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Remains a fun action adventure after all these years, largely due to a collection of the best... Read full article

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Victor R. Franko: Hey! What's the matter with you? You think I'm going to die? Ha! If you think that then you don't know Victor Franko.

Major John Reisman: You know what to do, feed the French and shoot the Germans!

Joseph T. Wladislaw: Killin' generals could get to be a habit with me.

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Construction of the faux chateau proved *too* good. The script called for it to be blown up, but the construction was so solid that 70 tons of explosives would have been needed to achieve the effect! Instead, a section was rebuilt from cork and plastic.
MGM's biggest moneymaker of 1967.
Jack Palance turned down the Telly Savalas role because he disapproved of the character's racist overtones.
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