The Long Gray Line
The Long Gray Line (1955)

The life story of West Point athletic director Marty Maher was the inspiration for John Ford's The Long Gray Line. Told in flashback, the film recalls the first days at the Point for Irish immigrant Maher (Tyrone Power), a pugnacious… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 22, 1955
DVD Release Date: January 2, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Eloquently and simply directed by John Ford.

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Michael E. Grost
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Heartbreaking drama, with many unusual film making approaches.

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Steve Crum

Atmospheric, unusual Tyrone Power vehicle--no less different for director John Ford.

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jay nixon
Earnest but somewhat schmaltzy drama of career West Point teacher, good cast even if the accents are laid on a little thick.