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Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)





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This biographical war drama follows the heroics of American Colonel David Marcus, who assists Israeli troops in defending their country against the Arabs in 1949.

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Kirk Douglas
as Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus
Angie Dickinson
as Emma Marcus
Senta Berger
as Magda Simon
James Donald
as Maj. Safir
John Wayne
as Gen. Mike Randolph
Yul Brynner
as Asher Gonen
Frank Sinatra
as Vince Talmadge
Luther Adler
as Jacob Zion
Gary Merrill
as Pentagon Chief of Staff
as Abou Ibn Kader
Ruth White
as Mrs. Chaison
Gordon Jackson
as James McAfee
Michael Hordern
as British ambassador
Allan Cuthbertson
as British Immigration Officer
Jeremy Kemp
as Senior British Officer
Sean Barrett
as Junior British Officer
Roland Barthrop
as Bert Harrison
Vera Dolen
as Mrs. Martinson
Robert Gardett
as Gen. Walsh
Samra Dedes
as Belly Dancer
Michael Shagrir
as Truck Driver
Frank Latimore
as UN Officer
Ken Buckle
as UN Officer
Rod Dana
as Aide to Gen. Randolph
Robert C. Ross
as Aide to Chief of Staff
Arthur Hansell
as Pentagon Officer
Dan Sturkle
as Parachute Jump Sergeant
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Kirk Douglas is fine as legendary Israeli leader. Nice guest stars (John Wayne, etc.).

February 22, 2008 | Rating: 4/5

The results add up to a superficial biopic that casts anything but a giant shadow.

October 18, 2005 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

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