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Cast a Giant Shadow (1966) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Melville Shavelson and produced by Melville Shavelson and Michael Wayne.

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Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus: You've got no choice. Hit those tanks with everything.
Maj. Safir: Risk the entire force?
Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus: They don't know it's a whole force! Go for broke. This has gotta be the biggest bluff since the invention of falsies.

Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus: You know, I'll bet if Moses came down from Mount Sinai again, the Palmach would turn down five of the Commandments just so God wouldn't get a swelled head.

Abou Ibn Kader: Who is this idiot? If one of my men talked to me like that, I would draw my knife and turn him into a eunuch.

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Though not really trivia, it is there for all who view it to see, this film's opening prologue states: "The major events in this film actually happened. Some of them are still happening. The major characters actually lived. Many of them are still living. Although it was not easy." At the time of release, this statement was probably the case.
Director Melville Shavelson and Kirk Douglas fought throughout the shoot. At one point, Shavelson even walked off the set, leaving his assistant to take over for the day.
During filming in August 1965 John Wayne enraged director Melville Shavelson with his views on the Watts Riots.
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