The Pride and the Passion

Movies, Drama
Spectacularly solemn and silly epic based on CS Forester's novel about Napoleon's Iberian campaign (The Gun), full of sound and fury (and heaving bodies) signifying nothing. If you can believe in Sinatra as an 1810 vintage Spanish guerrilla, you can believe anything, but it's still a slog through a platitudinous script as (with Grant and Loren looking on while providing the love interest) he struggles to lug a vast cannon within range of the Napoleonic invaders.

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Stanley Kramer
Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt
Cary Grant
Frank Sinatra
Sophia Loren
Theodore Bikel
John Wengraf
Jay Novello
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