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We were soldiers [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures and Icon Productions present an Icon/Wheelhouse Entertainment production, a Randall Wallace film ; producers, Bruce Davey, Stephen McEveety, Randall Wallace ; written for the screen and directed by Randall Wallace.

Wallace, Randall, 1949- (Added Author). Gibson, Mel. (Added Author). Stowe, Madeleine. (Added Author). Kinnear, Greg, 1963- (Added Author). Elliott, Sam, 1944- (Added Author). Klein, Chris, 1979- (Added Author). Russell, Keri, 1976- (Added Author). Moore, Harold G., 1922- We were soldiers once-- and young. (Added Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Schricker Main Library WAR WEW (Text) 30032001730271 BLU-RAY WAR Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 097361183343
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2002.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the book "We were soldiers once ... and young" by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway.
Special features: commentary by director/writer Randall Wallace; deleted scenes; "Getting it right" - a behind-the-scenes featurette of "We were soldiers".
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, William Hoy ; music, Nick Glennie-Smith ; costume designer, Michael T. Boyd ; production designer, Tom Sanders.
Participant or Performer Note: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott, Chris Klein, Keri Russell, Barry Pepper, Don Duong, Ryan Hurst.
Summary, etc.: Lt. Col. Hal Moore is the commander of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry. As part of the Pleiku Campaign of late 1965, Moore is assigned to action at Landing Zone X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley, an area known to be overrun by North Vietnamese troops and nicknamed "The Valley of Death." Moore soon finds himself and his men contained to an area about the size of a football field, surrounded by more than 2,000 enemy troops and engaged in the first major battle of the war. Heroism becomes the order of the day as the men refuse to yield, in spite of heavy losses of life.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Campaigns > Drama.
Ia Drang Valley, Battle of, Vietnam, 1965 > Drama.

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