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Take the High Ground! (1953)

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101 min | Drama, War

In 1953, at Fort Bliss, Texas, two former Korean War combat veterans work as drill sergeants and fall in-love with the same woman.
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Writer
Millard Kaufman (story) (screenplay)
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John D. Dunning (as John Dunning)
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$1,166,000
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Release date
Oct 30, 1953 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Richard Widmark
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Karl Malden
Sgt. Laverne Holt Sgt. Laverne Holt   See fewer
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Elaine Stewart
Julie Mollison Julie Mollison   See fewer
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Carleton Carpenter
Merton 'Tex' Tolliver Merton 'Tex' Tolliver   See fewer
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Russ Tamblyn
Paul Jamison Paul Jamison   See fewer
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Jerome Courtland
Elvin C. Carey Elvin C. Carey   See fewer
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Steve Forrest
Lobo Naglaski Lobo Naglaski   See fewer
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Robert Arthur
Donald Quentin Dover IV Donald Quentin Dover IV   See fewer
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Chris Warfield
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William Hairston
Daniel Hazard Daniel Hazard   See fewer
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Maurice Jara
Franklin D. No Bear Franklin D. No Bear   See fewer
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Bert Freed
Sgt. Vince Opperman Sgt. Vince Opperman   See fewer
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Iris Adrian
Mrs. Butterfly (scenes deleted) Mrs. Butterfly (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Acquanetta
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Matilda Caldwell
Mrs. Hazard (uncredited) Mrs. Hazard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlita
Mexican Girl (uncredited) Mexican Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Close
Military Policeman (uncredited) Military Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Contreras
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Dominguez
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Lester Dorr
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Billy Foster
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Nacho Galindo
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Jack Gargan
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Dabbs Greer
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Don Haggerty
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Creighton Hale
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Harry Hines
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Gordon Jones
Moose (uncredited) Moose (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Landry
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Bill Lee
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Mickey McCardle
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Steve Mitchell
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Tom Quinn
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Vernon Rich
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Suzanne Ridgway
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Harry Stanton
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Clarence Straight
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Regis Toomey
Chaplain (uncredited) Chaplain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Walker
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Guy Wilkerson
Carey's Father (uncredited) Carey's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert B. Williams
Supply Sergeant (uncredited) Supply Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilson Wood
Marine Friend (uncredited) Marine Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 787 votes