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Darby's Rangers

Highly fictionalized account of the formation of the US Army's First Ranger Battalion in World War II and their first commanding officer Major (later, Lieutenant-Colonel) Orlando Darby. The idea was to create a US unit along the lines of the British commandos. In this account, which focuses on several fictional characters, the story is initially on their training in Scotland and the lives and loves ...

Details

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Released: Feb 12th, 1958
Budget: N/A
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Rating:
Runtime: 121 Minutes
Genres: Action / Drama / War
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Darby's Rangers Main Cast

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James Garner
James Garner
plays Col. William Orlando Darby
Etchika Choureau
Etchika Choureau
plays Angelina De Lotta / Dittmann
Jack Warden
Jack Warden
plays MSgt. Saul Rosen / Narrator
Edd Byrnes
Edd Byrnes
plays Lt. Arnold Dittman
Venetia Stevenson
Venetia Stevenson
plays Peggy McTavish
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • According to the videocassette sleeves notes, this was James Garner's first starring role.
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): The German tanks shown in scenes at the Battle of Cisterna are M-41 walker bulldog tanks, which were made first made in 1951.
  • Final film of H.B. Warner. He died before its release, and appears in an unbilled bit part.
  • Leading man James Garner was originally only supposed to have a supporting role here with Charlton Heston being top-billed. When Heston quit, Garner stepped into his shoes
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