GP | | Biography, Drama, War
The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.
The American, British and German tanks in the film are portrayed by postwar M24 Chaffee, M47 and M48 Patton tanks.
Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.
During all battle scenes the sound of distant explosions syncs precisely with the sight of them. This is of course impossible due to the discrepancy between the speeds of light and sound. This goof is made in virtually all war films as well as documentaries where sound is added after the fact.
One of the very, very few Twentieth Century-Fox films in which that company's logo is not shown at all, beginning or end. The film simply begins with the opening speech, and the opening Fox logo is replaced with an in-credit text-only notice after the speech. However, recent television showings have added the logo (not on DVD prints), and the addition is obviously spliced in from another piece of film.
The Italian version is approx. 20 minutes shorter and removes all scenes set in the German Military HQ and/or showing German officers: although the credits still include the names of German performers, like as Marshall Rommel, their characters never appear onscreen in the Italian release.
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Traditional trumpet call
English, German, French, Russian, Arabic, Italian
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