Director: Lewis Milestone
Starring: Gary Cooper, Madeline Carroll, Akim Tamiroff
Gary Cooper plays an American mercenary fighting in war torn China in The General Died at Dawn. In this suspenseful thriller directed by the decorated filmmaker Lewis Milestone we find a myriad of emotions about the story and the creativity of the picture. It is a film that starts slow, but ends with an impactful conclusion. Meanwhile Milestone takes moments to play around with editing for a matter of creativity which, although original and imaginative, sends mixed emotions with the outcome.
|Cooper captured by the General's men.|