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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Luke Jackson is a cool, gutsy prisoner in a Southern chain gang, who, while refusing to buckle under to authority, keeps escaping and being recaptured. The prisoners admire Luke because, as Dragline explains it, "You're an original, that's what you are!" Nevertheless, the camp staff actively works to crush Luke until he finally breaks. Written by
During the fight scene with Dragline, Luke is knocked down into the dirt many times and is covered with black soil by the end. When the long shot shows Dragline walking away towards the barracks Luke has suddenly lost most of the black soil that was covering his sweat-soaked body. See more »
This is an absolute perfect movie in every
way.Storyline,acting,settings---everything is perfect.Hollywood used to
make great movies like this before it became the special effects driven
computer generated movie making schlock capitol of the world.
The great Paul Newman plays a prisoner locked up in a Southern jail
after a night of petty crimes.His constant struggle to be free even
while locked up makes this one of the greatest roles ever seen in a
movie.Newman is at his absolute peak playing the cool Lucas Jackson.I
was so struck by Newman's performance in this movie I was determined to
name my son Lucas Jackson,but alas,I only had daughters and my wife
wasn't too thrilled about naming either of them Lucas.Oh well.
George Kennedy plays Jackson's enemy turned buddy and he is absolutely
perfect also.His portrayal of Dragline is Kennedy at his finest.The
sublime Strother Martin plays the prison captain and damn is he ever
good.He was always so underrated as is Kennedy too,I think.
In fact this whole movie is full of familiar faces that would go on to
other big time roles in TV and movies.In this movie everyone meshes
perfectly to create an unforgettable movie that will stay with you long
after many other movies you've seen fade from memory.
You must see this movie.
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