Approved | | Action, Drama, War
An American colonel who has never been in combat is assigned to create a special forces unit from Canadian Army troops and a ragtag group of U.S. Army misfits.
Nearly all the actors were too old to play soldiers.
Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick:
They say you find what something is worth when you pay for it.
At 11:40 the MP Sergeant orders a Soldier to "Pick up that hat and put it on, Soldier". In the military a hat is not called a hat, it is referred to as "cover". The MP would have ordered the soldier to "Pick up that cover".
The copyright date in the opening credits is MCMXLVIII, which would be 1948, not 1968, when the film was actually produced.