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Bridge at Remagen, The

It must have been frustrating for the makers of this WWII Rhineland stand-off flick. There you are, with a good (and reasonably historically accurate) script, some fine prop and effects work, and George Segal and Robert Vaughan heading up the allied and axis teams respectively among a smart cast, and what do people remember your thoroughly decent film for, if at all? An unfortunate continuity error involving the same fat Nazi infantryman walking past in the background over and over again. Dickie Attenborough never had this trouble.

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  1. Gareth James

    July 15, 2009 at 9:43 pm

    Worth a mention – only film with screenwriting credit for the legendary Richard ‘ Revolutionary Road’ Yates – not that much of his script ended up in the finished film. One better than Anthony Burgess and ‘The Spy Who Loved Me ‘though.

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