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The War Lover (1962)

By Beatrice on Oct 17, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The War Lover Directed by Philip Leacock Written by Howard Koch from a novel by John Hersey 1962/UK/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation/Columbia British Productions First viewing/Netflix rental I wasn’t quite prepared for a movie where I felt like slapping Steve McQueen throughout. The story ... Read full article


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Steve McQueen had a stand up row with wardrobe mistress Wyn Keely after a blouse worn by Shirley Ann field didn't rip during their kissing scene on the first take.
The film utilizes an oft-used storyline of the war movie genre which has two soldiers in love with the same girl.
The last names of the main characters in the film were slightly different from the John Hersey novel. In the novel, "Buzz" Rickson's last name was Marrow, and "Bo's" was Bowman, not Boland.
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