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The Devil's Brigade (1968) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and produced by David L. Wolper.

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William Holden Leads the Devil's Brigade

By Rick29 on Feb 3, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Holden as the brigade commander. A year after the boxoffice hit The Dirty Dozen (1967), David L. Wolper produced another World War II action film about a band of misfits transformed into an efficient combat unit. The differences are that The Devil's Brigade (1968) was based on fact and paints its s... Read full article


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Maj. Gen. Maxwell Hunter: Faith moves mountains. It doesn't take them.


Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick: Major, when you address me, take that cigar out of your mouth.


Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick: [to Major Bricker] You've been in-and-out of nine different camps because you're the biggest chiseler, hustler, and scrounger in the whole Army. Well, in two weeks our first recruits arrive, and whatever they need, and whatever this camp needs, you're going to supply. How you do it is your own business. So start hustling.


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According to the Australian DVD sleeve notes, "The U.S. Department of Defense provided 300 members of the Utah National Guard to play soldiers in the mass battle scenes filmed on Wasatch Mountain."
Robert T. Frederick, the commander of the Devil's Brigade, had a mustache in real life, but William Holden, who reportedly did not like his own image on film with a mustache, refused to grow or wear a false one while portraying Frederick in the movie.
The first of four films that Andrew V. McLaglen directed Jack Watson in .
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