PG | | Drama, History, War
In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War.
It took about 90 minutes to completely apply Martin Sheen's makeup and hair as General Lee.
Major General George E. Pickett:
That's the style, Lo! That's the style!
At the start of the film and through the first day (July 1) JL Chamberlain wears the shoulder straps of a Lt. Col. (silver oak leaves). But on the second day (and until the end) he wears the shoulder straps of a full Colonel (eagles), a rank he received 5/20/63.
Laserdisc Collector's Box Set is 271 min. Contains many scenes not in the standard release. The standard VHS release does not include these scenes, as the theatrical release did not.