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The Bridge at Remagen (1969) was a Action - Drama Film directed by John Guillermin and produced by David L. Wolper.

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Major Paul Kreuger: I understand the Russians are at the Elbe.
Gen. von Brock: Yes.
Major Paul Kreuger: And here?
Gen. von Brock: Worse. Utter confusion. Every day I get orders to attack with divisions that no longer exist. Hitler still thinks he's winning the war.
Major Paul Kreuger: The Army helped bring Hitler into power. Are you saying we made a mistake?


Lt. Phil Hartman: How do you know Stadt Meckenheim isn't crawling with Germans? What if they unload on us?
Major Barnes: Then we'll know, won't we, Lieutenant?


[Kreuger is offered a last cigarette before he is executed by firing squad. He and the Nazi Officer hear planes]
Major Paul Kreuger: Whose?
Nazi Officer: Enemy planes, Major.
Major Paul Kreuger: But who is the enemy?


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"There was an unexpected halt to filming in August 1968, when the Russians invaded Czechoslovakia, and all American and British cast and crews members had to be evacuated" according to the book, 'Bill Collins presents The Golden Years of Hollywood' by Bill Collins. Collins adds that "A half-replica of the bridge was built near Castel Gandolfo, the Pope's summer residence south of Rome, and the film was completed in Hamburg and various Italian locations."
After the August 1968 Russian Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia when the film unit had to leave the country, apparently communist newspapers of the day alleged that the production of this movie was none other than a CIA project.
According to the book 'Bill Collins presents The Golden Years of Hollywood' by Bill Collins, "Apart from three or four large interiors, the film was shot entirely on location . . . The film's producer 'David l. Wolper', obtained permission to use the Davle Bridge, 24 kilometers south of Prague on the Ultava River. Much of the filming, however was carried out in the Czechoslovakia town of Most, 100 kilometers north-west of Prague."
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