The Real Glory (1939)

Director
Henry Hathaway

Main cast
Gary Cooper; David Niven; Andrea Leeds; Reginald Owen; Broderick Crawford

Genres
War, Action

Description
In the wake of the Spanish-American war, military doctor Bill Canavan (Cooper) arrives at a war-torn Filipino outpost. Infested with cholera and under attack from a vicious local Moro chieftain, the troops are terrified and their commanding officer has all but given up hope. Outnumbered and out of supplies, Canavan decides to trade his scalpel for a rifle and rally the few remaining troops into one last stand before the outpost and everyone inside becomes just another footnote in history.


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