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Fighting On Film: Go Tell The Spartans (1978)

This week we take to the jungles of Vietnam as Burt Lancaster commands an embattled MAAG unit advising their South Vietnamese allies. Set in 1964, and based on war correspondent Daniel Ford’s novel Incident at Muc Wa. Go Tell The Spartans offers an interesting look at an early period of the Vietnam War that we don’t often get to see. Directed by Ted Post and staring Craig Wasson, Jonathan Goldsmith, Marc Singer, Joe Unger, Evan C. Kim and James Hong.

Running Order:
00:00 – Intro
01:15 – Context
03:40 – Cast
11:15 – Production
21:10 – Contemporary Review
23:45 – One Word Reviews
28:00 – Ally Tally
39:20 – Favourite Scenes
46:00 – Final Thoughts
51:00 – Burt Lancaster’s Bare Arse
53:42 – Outro

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