They Died with Their Boots On1941
Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin, Gene Lockhart and Anthony Quinn, "They Died with Their Boots On" (also known as "Storia del generale Custer, La") is a Biography/Drama/Romance/War/Western film directed by Raoul Walsh, and written by Lenore J. Coffee (additional dialogue), released in the USA on November 21 of 1941.
The heroic saga of Custer's Last Stand!
Who directed "They Died with Their Boots On":
They Died with Their Boots On was directed by Raoul Walsh, an American director, writer, producer, actor, and cinematographer.
Before They Died with Their Boots On, Raoul Walsh had directed Manpower, released in 1941, The Strawberry Blonde (1941), High Sierra (1941), They Drive by Night (1940), Dark Command (1940), and The Roaring Twenties (1939). Since, he directed Desperate Journey, released in 1942, Gentleman Jim (1942), Action in the North Atlantic (1943), Background to Danger (1943), Uncertain Glory (1944), and Objective, Burma! (1945).
What was the release date of "They Died with Their Boots On":
They Died with Their Boots On was first released in the United States on Friday, November 21, 1941. Also released on this day were Look Who's Laughing (dir. Allan Dwan), Holt of the Secret Service (dir. James W. Horne), and Shadow of the Thin Man. This was seventy-seven (77) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, May 02, 1947 in France and on Friday, November 14, 1952 in Germany.
Who is at the casting of "They Died with Their Boots On":
At the casting of They Died with Their Boots On we find Errol Flynn, previously seen in Dive Bomber (1941) and Footsteps in the Dark (1941); Olivia de Havilland (Hold Back the Dawn (1941), The Strawberry Blonde (1941)); Arthur Kennedy (High Sierra (1941), City for Conquest (1940)) [ more... ]
- Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, John Litel and Frank Wilcox also appeared in Santa Fe Trail, released in 1940.
- Regis Toomey and Olivia de Havilland, John Litel can all be seen in Wings of the Navy, released in 1939.
- Frank Wilcox and Arthur Kennedy, Anthony Quinn also appeared together in City for Conquest, released in 1940.
- Charley Grapewin, Stanley Ridges and John Litel also worked together in Dust Be My Destiny, released in 1939.
- Olivia de Havilland, Sydney Greenstreet and Hattie McDaniel can be seen in In This Our Life, released in 1942.
- Charley Grapewin, Regis Toomey and Frank Wilcox can be seen in Follow the Boys, released in 1944.
- Frank Wilcox and Errol Flynn, John Litel have all also be seen in Virginia City, released in 1940.
- Minor Watson and Charley Grapewin, Gene Lockhart also appeared in Of Human Hearts, released in 1938.
- Minor Watson and Stanley Ridges, Frank Wilcox have all also be seen in The Story of Dr. Wassell, released in 1944.
- Gene Lockhart, Stanley Ridges and John Litel also appeared together in Land of Liberty, released in 1939.
- Anthony Quinn, Stanley Ridges and Regis Toomey also appeared in Union Pacific, released in 1939.
- Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy and Sydney Greenstreet can also be seen in Devotion, released in 1946.
What is the Storyline of "They Died with Their Boots On":
The film follows the life of George Armstrong Custer (Errol Flynn) including his attending the West Point Military Academy, his wooing of Elizabeth "Libby" Bacon (Olivia de Havilland) who becomes his loving wife, and his participation in the American Civil War and the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Custer enters West Point and quickly establishes himself as a troublemaker, after showing up in an outfit he designed himself that made him appear as a visiting officer. After he is almost kicked out of West [...]
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