They Came to Cordura
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They Came to Cordura
Gary Cooper stars in one of his final roles in They Came To Cordura, Robert Rossen's moody study of the thin dividing line between heroism and cowardice. Cooper plays Major Thomas Thorn, a U.S. Army officer in the expedition into Mexico against Pancho Villa. Because he hesitated during a moment of decision in a battle, he has been labeled a coward. His commanding officer, Colonel Rogers (Robert Keith), orders Thorn to recommend five men for nomination for the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in the battle against Villa. Angered that Thorn did not nominate him for the Medal of… More

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"So-so Gary Cooper quasi-western; very talky, very lumbering."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Far from Coop's best, but his presence makes it worthwhile for fans."
‑ Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal
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