Advance to the Rear1964

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Advance to the Rear
Directed by:
George Marshall

"Advance to the Rear" (also known as "Company of Cowards?", "Helden ohne Hosen") is a Comedy/War/Western film directed by George Marshall, released on April 15 of 1964 in the USA , starring Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas, Jim Backus, Joan Blondell and Andrew Prine.

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Who directed "Advance to the Rear":

Advance to the Rear was directed by George Marshall, an American director, writer, actor, and producer.

Before Advance to the Rear, George Marshall had directed Papa's Delicate Condition, released in 1963, How the West Was Won (1962), The Happy Thieves (1962), The Gazebo (1959), It Started with a Kiss (1959), and The Mating Game (1959). Since, he directed Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!, released in 1966, Eight on the Lam (1967), The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz (1968).

When was "Advance to the Rear" released:

Advance to the Rear was first released in the United States on Wednesday, April 15, 1964.. This was fifty-five (55) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, June 18, 1964 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Advance to the Rear":

At the casting of Advance to the Rear we find Glenn Ford, previously seen in Love Is a Ball (1963) and The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963); Stella Stevens (The Nutty Professor (1963), The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)); Melvyn Douglas (Hud (1963), Billy Budd (1962)) [ more... ]

  • James Griffith and Glenn Ford also appeared in Pocketful of Miracles, released in 1961.
  • Melvyn Douglas and Joan Blondell can both be seen in There's Always a Woman, released in 1938.
  • Stella Stevens and Andrew Prine can also be seen in Hell to Pay, released in 2005.
  • Andrew Prine and Stella Stevens also worked together in Glass Trap, released in 2005.

What is the Storyline of "Advance to the Rear":

Union Colonel Claude Brackenbury has a cozy arrangement with his Confederate counterpart. They fire a few artillery rounds in each other's general direction at precisely the same time each morning, then go back to contentedly waiting for the war to end.

Captain Jared Heath, however, disturbs the status quo one day by going out and capturing some of the enemy. The Confederates feel obliged to retaliate. One thing leads to another and a military fiasco results. As punishment, Brackenbury and Heath are [...]

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