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They Came to Cordura (1959)

NR 06/01/1959 (US) Western 2h 3m

Slashing story of a desert warrior who fought his way from HELL to GLORY!


An army major, himself guilty of cowardice, is asked to recommended soldiers for the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Mexican Border Incursion of 1916.

  1. Robert Rossen

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Glendon Swarthout


  3. Ivan Moffat


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gary Cooper

    Gary Cooper

    Major Thomas Thorn

  2. Rita Hayworth

    Rita Hayworth

    Adelaide Geary

  3. Van Heflin

    Van Heflin

    Sgt. John Chawk

  4. Tab Hunter

    Tab Hunter

    Lt. William Fowler

  5. Richard Conte

    Richard Conte

    Cpl. Milo Trubee

  6. Michael Callan

    Michael Callan

    Pvt. Andrew L. Hetherington

  7. Dick York

    Dick York

    Pvt. Wilbur James Renziehausen

  8. Robert Keith

    Robert Keith

    Col. Rogers

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They Came to Cordura
They Came to Cordura

Status Released

Original Language English

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