PG certificateThey Came to Cordura is a Film programme that first aired in 1959 and has been classified a PG certificate.

They Came to Cordura is a 3 star programme

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They Came to Cordura (1959)

Directed by
Robert Rossen

Military drama set in Mexico in 1916 about a major branded a coward by his disgruntled commanding officer who bears a grudge because of his own failure to rise in the ranks. He sends the major and a party on a suicide mission into the desert, knowing full well they are unlikely to survive. Instead, the major displays his real strength, and eventually gains the respect of the the seemingly doomed expedition.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 140 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1959

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Gary CooperGary Cooper...Maj. Thomas Thorn
Image for Rita HayworthRita Hayworth...Adelaide Geary
Image for Van HeflinVan Heflin...Sgt. John Chawk
Tab Hunter...Lt. William Fowler
Richard Conte...Cpl. Milo Trubee
Michael Callan...Pvt. Andrew Hetherington
Dick York...Pvt. Renziehausen
Robert Keith...Col. Rogers
Carlos Romero...Arreaga
Jim Bannon...Capt. Paltz
Edward Platt...Col. DeRose
Maurice Jara...Mexican federale
Sam Buffington...First Correspondent
Arthur Hanson...Second Correspondent