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Basic Info Rusty's rating: 77
Notable as: Black-and-whiteSub-Category: Black-and-white, War film, Action Film, DramaMain subject: World War II, aviationRuntime: 111 - 112 minutesColor: black-and-whiteLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Sam WoodScreenwriter: George FroeschelMusic: Miklós RózsaCinematography: Harold RossonStars: Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Brian Donlevy, Charles Bickford, Edward Arnold, Richard Quine, Cameron Mitchell, Ray Collins Producer: Sidney Franklin, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Gottfried ReinhardtAward details: (details at IMDb)
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Command Decision is a 1948 war film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer starring Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson and Brian Donlevy and directed by Sam Wood, based on a stage play of the same name written by William Wister Haines, which he based on his best-selling novel. The screenplay for the film was written by George Froeschel and William R. Laidlaw. Haines' play ran on Broadway for almost a year beginning in October 1947. Although portraying the strategic bombing of Nazi Germany in World War II, the film has virtually no action scenes, taking place almost entirely within the confines of the headquarters of its protagonist. Depicting the political infighting of conducting a major war effort, the film's major theme is the emotional toll on commanders from ordering missions that result in high casualties, the effects of sustained combat on all concerned, and the nature of accountability for its consequences.


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