Approved | | Action, Drama, War
During the Korean War peace talks, U.S. troops fight to retake a hill from the Communist Chinese forces.
According to director Lewis Milestone, the film was cut by nearly 20 minutes because Gregory Peck's wife felt that her husband made his first entrance too late into the picture. True or not, the film does show signs of post-production tampering, with flashes of several excised scenes showing up under the main title credits.
Lt. Col. Davis (battalion commander):
Pork Chops Been Lost! Get Your Company Ready to Counter-Attack!
Most of the weapons used by both sides do not eject any empty cartridge cases when they are fired.
Following the opening credits and opening scenes: A RESERVE POSITION NEAR PORK CHOP HILL--70 MILES FROM THE PEACE CONFERENCE AT PUNMUNJOM-KOREA-1953