Cast A Giant Shadow

Cast A Giant Shadow

DVD - 2002
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Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus. Jewish-American general Marcus is called to the new state of Israel to build an army capable of withstanding its Arab foes.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2002
ISBN: 9780792851943
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (2 hrs., 18 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Jan 03, 2017

Just a plain old-fashioned pos.

Apr 12, 2016

Great story of the Jews fleeing the hatred of the Nazis only to find themselves hated by the Muslims.

Apr 21, 2015

A movie glorifying the period of history when Jews were moving into Palestine from Europe by the thousands, beginning the long process of ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian Arabs who lived there. Naturally all sympathies live with the victors who earned the sympathy of the world by being holocausted by Germany and hated by all the other Christian nations. So when they ravaged the homes and lands of the people who possessed the land until then the 'free' world of Europe and America applauded. They'd rather have the Jews safely in the Middle East than in their own countries. That's the side of history this movie doesn't tell.

Mar 29, 2014

Factual, except for the romance, which may or may not be true. Great movie, but hard to understand unless one knows the history. I had to explain it to my wife.


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