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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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Major Thomas Thorn: [to Adelaide] Lady, you're definitely too logical for a woman.


Adelaide Geary: One act of cowardice doesn't make a man a coward forever, just as one act of bravery doesn't make a man a hero forever.


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


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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.
During filming Gary Cooper arranged for his daughter to "date" gay actor Tab Hunter. He had previously arranged for her to "date" gay actor Anthony Perkins while they were filming Friendly Persuasion, a film he hated.
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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