Take the High Ground 1953

Take the High Ground

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Sergeant Thorne Ryan fought bravely in the Korean War, and now he does his part by taking new recruits through basic training in the southern United States. A drill sergeant has to be fierce and hated by his trainees, but is Ryan the monster he is thought to be?

Cast & Crew

Richard Widmark
Sgt. Thorne Ryan
Karl Malden
Sgt. Laverne Holt
Elaine Stewart
Julie Mollison
Russ Tamblyn
Paul Jamison
Carleton Carpenter
Merton "Tex" Tolliver
Steve Forrest
Lobo Naglaski
Jerome Courtland
Elvin C. Carey
William Hairston
Daniel Hazard
Robert Arthur
Donald Quentin Dover IV
Maurice Jara
Franklin D. No Bear
Millard Kaufman
Screenwriter
Dimitri Tiomkin
Original Music
John Alton
Cinematographer
Cedric Gibbons
Art Director
Alfred E. Spencer
Set Decoration
Edwin B. Willis
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Critic Reviews for Take the High Ground

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Audience Reviews for Take the High Ground

  • Dec 30, 2013
    Standard boys to men saga with a bit of tortured romance thrown in made far better than it should be by Richard Widmark.
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