A Salute to the Great War Movies

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Patton220John Wayne hits the beach in “The Longest Day,” and so does Tom Hanks in “Saving Private Ryan.”  Plus, Robert Duvall loves the smell of napalm in the morning in “Apocalypse Now.”
 
In this presentation enhanced with PowerPoint images and film clips lasting a little over an hour, Larry spotlights the great war movies throughout cinematic history.
 
Samuel Fuller's "The Big Red One" (1980) starring Lee Marvin is a personal favorite.  But look for classics like "Patton" and "All Quiet On the Western Front" to garner a salute as well.
 
Is your group connected to the military or celebrating a military holiday?  If so, A Salute to the Great War Movies is sure to make every patriot's heart swell a little.
 
For availability and speaking fees, call 214-364-7364 or email lrratliff@verizon.net.
 
("Patton" poster courtesy:  20th Century Fox.)

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