The General Died at Dawn
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The General Died at Dawn
General Yang (Akim Tamiroff) is a politically ambitious Chinese bandit who holds the Northern districts in a grip of terror. Yang is opposed by O'Hara (Gary Cooper), an American mercenary who fights on behalf of the peasants. When he is entrusted with a large sum of money to buy guns, O'Hara becomes the target of Yang and his minions. Betrayed by a cowardly Caucasian (Porter Hall), O'Hara nonetheless falls in love with his betrayer's daughter Judy (Madeline Carroll). Yang captures both O'Hara and Judy and spirits them away on his junk, where the General intends to torture… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Perfectly cast, beautifully photographed and just startlingly good entertainment."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Old-fashioned thriller."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Disregarding historical facts, this romantic historical adventure was a good vehicle for Gary Cooper, then at th eheight of his career."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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