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They Died with Their Boots On (1941) was a Western - Drama Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Robert Fellows.

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They Died with Their Boots On (1941)

By Beatrice on Jun 17, 2014 From Flickers in Time

They Died with Their Boots On Directed by Raul Walsh Written by Wally Kline and Aeneas MacKenzie 1941/USA Warner Bros First viewing/Netflix rental Ned Sharp: Yeah? What’s that? George Armstrong Custer: You can take glory with you when it’s your time to go. ?Errol Flynn makes a convinci... Read full article


Dinner and a Movie: They Died With Their Boots On (1941)

By Google profile on Oct 1, 2010 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. Who cares if it's not historically accurate? It's Errolivia for Pete's Sake. That's box-office gold. ka-ching! I've been spending some time with Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland recent... Read full article


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Ned Sharp: Where is the regiment riding?
George Armstrong Custer: To hell, Sharp... or to glory. It depends on one's point of view.


George Armstrong Custer: Walking through life with you, ma'am, has been a very gracious thing.


[after they first meet, Custer walks Miss Bacon to Gen. Sheridan's house]
George Armstrong Custer: Do you think if I were to come strolling past your house around nine o'clock at night you might be just sitting around on the veranda?
Elizabeth Bacon: Life is full of surprises.
George Armstrong Custer: And if I did find you sitting on the porch perhaps you and I could go for a walk together.
Elizabeth Bacon: [laughs] We seem to have been walking together ever since we met.
George Armstrong Custer: Well, I can't imagine, ma'am - if I may say so - any pleasanter journey, ma'am, than walking through life with you beside me, ma'am.


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To fill the background with "Indians", hundreds of Filipino extras were filmed while the 16 Sioux were used for the close-ups.
Jack Budlong died after falling from his horse onto his sword.
The highest regular Army rank attained by Winfield Scott was actually Major General. Lieutenant General was a brevet (temporary) rank. The First regular Lieutenant General would be Ulysses S. Grant, promoted to the rank in March of 1864. General Scott was also one of three veterans of the War of 1812 still listed in the rolls of the regular Army at the start of the Civil War.
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