Go Tell the Spartans


1h 54m 1978

Brief Synopsis

A unit of American military advisors in Vietnam prior to the major U.S. involvement find similarities between their helpless struggle against the Viet Cong and the doomed actions of a French unit at the same site a decade before in this bitter look at the beginnings of the Vietnam war.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1978
Production Company
CFI Hollywood; Echo Films Services; Glen Glenn Sound Company
Distribution Company
United Artists Films; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color

Synopsis

A unit of U.S. military advisors are sent to Vietnam before the United States becomes heavily involved in the war. To their dismay, they find that there are great similarities with the current struggle against the Viet Cong and the actions of the French unit in that area that failed ten years before.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1978
Production Company
CFI Hollywood; Echo Films Services; Glen Glenn Sound Company
Distribution Company
United Artists Films; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video May 13, 1992

Released in United States September 1978

Released in United States Summer June 1, 1978

Re-released in United States September 7, 1987

Released in United States on Video May 13, 1992

Released in United States Summer June 1, 1978

Released in United States September 1978 (Los Angeles)

Re-released in United States September 7, 1987 (Los Angeles)