First to Fight

Overview

In this WW II drama, a tough-as-steel Medal of Honor-winning Marine finds himself training recruits on a stateside base and waiting for his wife to bear their first child. Unfortunately, he feels bad about being home when so many other soldiers are dying in the Pacific Theater and so asks to be sent there. He becomes an officer and is assigned to command a regiment on the front line. Unfortunately, once there, he finds himself nearly paralyzed by fear and indecision until a much tougher sergeant reminds him what ...
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Overview

In this WW II drama, a tough-as-steel Medal of Honor-winning Marine finds himself training recruits on a stateside base and waiting for his wife to bear their first child. Unfortunately, he feels bad about being home when so many other soldiers are dying in the Pacific Theater and so asks to be sent there. He becomes an officer and is assigned to command a regiment on the front line. Unfortunately, once there, he finds himself nearly paralyzed by fear and indecision until a much tougher sergeant reminds him what he is really made of.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/2/2010
  • UPC: 883316232026
  • Original Release: 1967
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Time: 1:41:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,852

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Chad Everett Jack Connell
Marilyn Devin Peggy Sanford
Claude Akins Capt. Mason
Dean Jagger Lt. Col. Baseman
Bobby Troup Lt. Overman
Gene Hackman Sgt. Tweed
James Best Sgt. Carnavan
Norman Alden Sgt. Schmidtmer
Ken Swofford O'Brien
Ray Reese Hawkins
Robert Austin Adams
Clint Ritchie Sgt. Slater
Wings Hauser Ragan
Steve Roberts Franklin D. Roosevelt
Bobby Watson Sgt. Maypole
Bobs Watson Sgt. Maypole
Technical Credits
Christian Nyby Director
Gordon Bau Makeup
William Conrad Producer
Gene L. Coon Screenwriter
Art Loel Art Director
Hal Overell Set Decoration/Design
George Rohrs Editor
Fred Steiner Score Composer
Harold E. Wellman Cinematographer
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