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The Red Badge of Courage (1951)

Approved   |    |  Drama, War


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Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.


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  • Audie Murphy and Bill Mauldin in The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
  • Audie Murphy and Bill Mauldin in The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
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  • Audie Murphy in The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
  • Audie Murphy in The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
  • Audie Murphy and Bill Mauldin in The Red Badge of Courage (1951)

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

John Huston

Writers:

Stephen Crane (novel), John Huston (screenplay), Albert Band (adaptation)

Did You Know?

Trivia

Louis B. Mayer loaded the dice against the film at its first preview screening by pitching it to its audience of students that it was a comedy. Consequently, all the reviews were scathing, allowing Mayer the opportunity to order some drastic recutting. Producer Gottfried Reinhardt ... ...


Quotes

Bill Porter: Wives, dogs, and chestnut trees - the more you beat 'em the better they be.


Goofs

The enlisted soldiers in the film are shown wearing the rectangular Model 1851 belt plate instead of the brass oval "US" belt plate worn by enlisted soldiers.

Storyline

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Genres

Drama | War

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