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Take the High Ground!

Take the High Ground!(1953)

Also Known As: The Making of a Marine |

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Brief Synopsis

A tough drill sergeant prepares green recruits for service in the Korean War.

Cast & Crew

Richard Brooks Director
Maurice Jara Franklin D. No Bear
Robert Arthur Donald Quentin Dover IV
William Hairston Daniel Hazard
Jerome Courtland Elvin Carey
Steve Forrest Lobo Naglaski
Carleton Carpenter Merton Tolliver
Russ Tamblyn Paul Jamison
Elaine Stewart Julie Mollison
Karl Malden Sgt. Laverne Holt
Richard Widmark Sgt. Thorne Ryan
Bert Freed Sgt. Vince Opperman
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in El Paso, TX: 21 Sep 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  UCLA has 16mm print R-A4-312-2, M55991; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Anscocolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  101 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,091    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Love Blond Steve Forrest

    Steve Lobo 2012-10-09

    Love this man. Good movie, early in Steve Forrest's career. MORE>

  • Army, NOT Marines

    bob morris 2012-10-04

    Take the high ground is about ARMY basic training. It is NOT subtitled The making of a MARINE. MORE>

  • Good Drama

    Steve Forrest 2012-07-22

    I think Mr Forrest was my favorite here.Mr Widmark and Mr Malden great,but for hunkiness,Steve Forrest drew my eye. MORE>