They came to Cordura

  • 249 Pages
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by
Secker and Warburg , London
Fiction in Eng
Statement(by) Glendon Swarthout.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,249p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17398281M
ISBN 100436508338
OCLC/WorldCa3510047

They Came to Cordura book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. They Came to Cordura book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The woman they were guarding was supposed to be a slut." This motley bunch make their way across the desert fighting Mexicans, disease, thirst, and each other.4/5. Directed by Robert Rossen. With Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter.

An army major, himself guilty of cowardice, is asked to recommend soldiers for the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Mexican Border Incursion of /10(K). They Came To Cordura was also the first novel to be set against the backdrop of 's American Army campaign into Mexico to capture or kill the bandit Pancho Villa, whose irregular troops crossed the border on the black night of March 8th at Columbus, New Mexico, and killed 8 civilians and 7 American soldiers posted there, wounding 7 by: 3.

They Came to Cordura [Glendon Swarthout] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. D Movie Tie-in. Cover still depicts Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Richard Conte4/5(17).

THEY CAME TO CORDURA (Novel / Film / Gary Cooper) by SWARTHOUT, GLENDON and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   They Came To Cordura was Random House's nominee for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in A New York Times top ten bestseller, it was published to superb international book reviews and was quickly made into a major motion picture for Columbia Pictures the following year, Cordura had an Brand: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group.

An almost forgotten segment of our military history provides the substance for this story of Pershing's punitive expedition into Mexico, when the bandit Villa was terrorizing the frontier. The time was ; the American forces were undermanned, badly equipped, inexperienced in guerrilla warfare &#; and outnumbered and out manoeuvred by the Villistas.

The. Welcome to today’s show, They Came to Cordura (), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes.

You can also go to to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. They Came To Cordura was also the first novel to be set against the backdrop of 's American Army campaign into Mexico to capture or kill the bandit Pancho Villa, whose irregular troops crossed the border on the black night of March 8th at Columbus, New Mexico, and killed 8 civilians and 7 American soldiers posted there, wounding 7 more.4/5(16).

They Came to Cordura is sincere, but its Theme (with a captial "T") dominates at the expense of good moviemaking. Video & Audio Unlike their now notorious panned-and-scanned DVD of Castle Keep, Columbia TriStar's DVD of They Came from Cordura is a flipper disc, one side letterboxed, the other panned-and-scanned.

Get this from a library. They came to Cordura. [Glendon Swarthout] -- "Major Thomas Thorn was supposed to be a coward.

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The five men under him were supposed to be heroes. The woman they were guarding was supposed to be a slut. The outlaw army closing in on them as they. This is a RARE original, vintage 8x10 Key Book photo issued by Columbia Pictures studio for the film THEY CAME TO CORDURA. The original studio description is on the rear of the photo.

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They Came to Cordura is one of the very few films I've seen about our intervention in Mexico after Pancho Villa raided Columbus, New Mexico and shot the joint up. President Woodrow Wilson authorized our intervention under the command of John J. Pershing who went on to a more serious military intervention shortly.

It was a real comic opera affair. Buy a cheap copy of They Came to Cordura book. Free shipping over $ They Came to Cordura Author Swarthout, Glendon Format/binding Hard Cover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition Very Good Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Publisher Random House Place of Publication New York Date Book Edition: First Edition.

Read the full synopsis of They Came to Cordura,directed by Robert Rossen, with Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, at Turner Classic Movies. They Came to Cordura A bitter and realistic drama of the wry twists life can work on men when they are thrown into situations beyond their control.

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Excerpted from DiLeo's book, SCREEN SA Brand: Hansen Publishing Group. Click to read more about They Came to Cordura by Glendon Swarthout. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). THEY CAME TO CORDURA, the tale of a man who's acted the coward in battle ironically leading several Medal Of Honor winners to a base camp at Cordura, is a flawed film, no getting around it.

There are odd moments of pointless exposition, scenes follow scenes without any visual or emotional reason. And yet, with all that, it is still a riveting work.4/5(63). They Came to Cordura by Glendon Swarthout and a great selection of related They Came to Cordura.

Glendon Swarthout. Published by Heinemann and The Book Society Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning and thumbing.

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'Francis Albert Frank Sinatra was an American singer actor and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. Glendon Fred Swarthout (April 8,near Pinckney, Michigan – SeptemScottsdale, Arizona) was an American writer and novelist.

Several of his novels were made into films. Where the Boys Are, and The Shootist which was John Wayne's last work, are probably the best known.

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2 Beginning writer. 8 Film adaptations. 11 External : Glendon Fred Swarthout, April 8. They Came to Cordura (Jun) Director: Robert Rossen.

Writers: Ivan Moffat; Robert Rossen. From novel: They Came to Cordura by Glendon Swarthout. Music by: Elie Siegmeister. Producer: William Goetz. Keywords: Western. THEY CAME TO CORDURA, screen play by Ivan Moffat and Robert Rossen; based on the novel by Glendon Swarthout; directed by Mr.

Rossen; produced by William Goetz for Columbia presetation. At the.Lee "They Came to Cordura ()" por John DiLeo disponible en Rakuten Kobo. An essay by film historian John DiLeo about the film They Came to Cordura (). Excerpted from DiLeo's book, SCREEN SA Brand: Hansen Publishing Group.They Came to Cordura is one of those good ideas that never really works, as Gary Cooper's disgraced officer in Pershing's disastrous Mexican misadventure escorts a motley group of heroes he's recommending for the Medal of Honor to Cordura, hoping to find out the secret of their courage only to discover that one moment of unselfish heroism doesn't necessarily redeem a /5(67).