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  • Charles Burge

    John Wayne, William Holden, THE HORSE SOLDIERS, 1959, Movie Poster

  • Gary Cuccia

    "The Horse Soldiers" (1959) is set in the American Civil War, directed by John Ford, starring John Wayne, William Holden and Constance Towers. The film was based on Harold Sinclair's novel of the same name. The movie is based on the true story of the 1863 Battle of Newton's Station, Mississippi, during Col. Benjamin Grierson raid of the American Civil War

  • Barbara Newsom

    John Wayne Movie / The Horse Soldiers (1959) A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply centre. Along with them is sent a doctor (William Holden) who causes instant antipathy between him and the commander (Wayne as Col. John Marlowe). The secret plan for the mission is overheard by a southern belle (Constance Towers) who must be taken along to assure her silence.

  • Jonathan Licht

    Probably one of my favorite movies of all time! Great movie and great actors!!

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