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They Came To Cordura (1959) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Robert Rossen and produced by William Goetz.

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Cpl. Milo Trubee: [after getting a boil on his backside lanced] That didn't hurt a bit.

Adelaide Geary: I wouldn't give him my sweat if he was dying of thirst.

Major Thomas Thorn: If there's one piece of truth in your insect soul, I want it!

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Gary Cooper was very ill during production, and was actually filming against the advice of his doctors.
Besides looking far too old for his character, Gary Cooper was actually quite ill during shooting, and participated in this film against the advice of his doctors. Towards the end of the film he was dragged 100 yards along the ground by a railroad handcar, something film critic Stanley Kauffmann complained about in an issue in the magazine New Republic.
Dick York suffered a back injury during the filming of this movie and never fully recovered from it. Continuing back problems forced him off of the TV show Bewitched in 1969 and effectively ended his career. He spent his last years in poverty.
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