During the Civil War, a Virginia farmer and his family vow to remain neutral, but one of the sons is captured by Union soldiers, sending the farmer to his rescue.
Charlie Anderson : Do you like her? Sam : Well, I just said I Charlie Anderson : No, no. You just said you loved her. There's some difference between lovin' and likin'. I liked her a lot. I liked Martha for at least three years after we were married and then one day it just dawned on me I loved her.
I still do You see, Sam, when you love a woman without likin' her, the night can be long and cold, and contempt comes up with the sun. In. Play trailer Drama War Western. Director Andrew V. James Lee Barrett. Top credits Director Andrew V. Trailer Photos Top cast Edit. James Stewart Charlie as Charlie. Doug McClure Sam as Sam. Glenn Corbett Jacob as Jacob. Patrick Wayne James as James.
Rosemary Forsyth Jennie as Jennie. Phillip Alford Boy as Boy. Katharine Ross Ann as Ann. Charles Robinson Nathan as Nathan. Tim McIntire Henry as Henry.
Paul Fix Dr. Tom Witherspoon as Dr. Tom Witherspoon. George Kennedy Col. Fairchild as Col. Tom Simcox Lt. Johnson as Lt. Berkeley Harris Capt. Richards as Capt.
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Charlie does not let his sons the army to fight in the Civil War that he does not consider their war. Jennie marries her beloved Lieutenant Sam, but they do not have a honeymoon since Sam has to return to the front. Charlie's youngest son Boy is mistakenly taken prisoner by soldiers from the North so Charlie rides with his sons to rescue Boy, while James and Ann stay on the farm.
It is time of violence and war, and tragedy reaches the Anderson family. Did you know Edit.
Trivia The opening battle scenes are taken from " Raintree County " and are printed as a mirror image of the original footage. The same scenes can also be seen in, amongst other films, " How the West Was Won Then later Gabriel, a young African-American boy, is seen fighting along side Union troops.
Free Blacks and former slaves did not integrate into Union regiments, but instead, served in all-Negro regiments. Quotes Charlie Anderson : Do you like her? Connections Edited from Gone with the Wind Soundtracks Oh Shenandoah uncredited Traditional Heard as theme twice during the film. User reviews 99 Review. Top review. Timing is everything. I saw this movie the 1st time with my dad when I was in grade school. It brings up a lot of big issues. Like "High Noon" or "The Searchers" there is an underlying theme that may or may not have been intended.
Released in when Vietnam was just beginning to become a hot issue. In his last 'chat' with his dead wife, he vocalized a dove perspective on war in general--that the people who think that war is a good idea usually aren't the ones who will be dodging bullets, chemical weapons or bombs. Having the youngest son rescued by an African American was also a daring move at the time.
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It may not be historically accurate, but it touches on some important and timely, considering the nature of current events. FAQ 2. Were there farmers and other civilians in Virginia who tried to remain neutral at the beginning of the war? Details Edit. Release date June 29, Japan. United States. Fields of Honor. Oregon, USA. Universal Pictures.
Box office Edit. Technical specs Edit. Runtime 1h 45min. Related news. Mar 19 Rollingstone.
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