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  1. Oct 31, 2020 · Sterling is noted for being the location of two notable movies: Hollywood’s 1955 “Picnic” and the 1984 made-for-television movie “Parade.” Now a third movie can be added to that list ...

  2. Audie Murphy. actor, producer, writer. Born June 20, 1924 in Kingston, Texas, USA. Audie Murphy became a national hero during World War II as the most decorated combat soldier of the war. Among his 33 awards was the Medal of Honor, the highest award for bravery that a soldier can receive. In addition, he was also decorated for bravery by the ...

  3. Mar 28, 2011 · The Films of Audie Murphy authors Bob Larkins and Boyd Magers write that, "During the filming of Drums Across the River, for realism, Audie insisted the prop guns be loaded with full charges instead of the usual quarter loads. Consequently, when Hugh O'Brian carelessly fired off his pistol near Audie's face, Murphy received powder burns on his ...

  4. In relation to Audie Murphy, this book from the late 1970’s delves Audie’s film persona and personal myth in relation to the Vietnam War. The author makes the point that Audie’s character in The Quiet American is in some ways the first American victim of the Vietnam War. It would have been interesting to see an updated edition of this ...

  5. The 6 Nov 1963 DV noted that it would be the first of Murphy’s color releases from Universal Pictures. As stated in the 22 Oct 1963 issue, producer Gordon Kay ordered a five-day postponement on location filming in St. George, UT, as the area was inundated with deer hunters. Principal photography was re-scheduled to begin 30 Oct 1963, the day ...

  6. Summary: Robbers posing as Phoenix lawman dupe the Denver police into releasing an arrested gang member. Shortly afterwards, a telegram alerts the police of their mistake and detectives Smith and Romack pursue the murderous gang to Leadville for a final showdown.

  7. Audie Murphy (20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971) was a highly decorated American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient who turned actor. He portrayed himself in the film To Hell and Back, the account of his World War II experiences. During the 1950s and 1960s he was cast primarily in westerns.