Fighting On Film New Year Special: Kelly's Heroes (1970) featuring Peter Caddick-Adams

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6m Jan 6, 2021

In this special New Year episode of the Fighting On Film war movie podcast we are joined by historian Peter Caddick-Adams to discuss the cult-classic 'Kelly's Heroes'. The film follows a platoon of US soldiers who penetrate deep behind enemy lines to steel enemy gold! Directed by Brian G. Hutton and staring Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas and Donald Sutherland.

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Table of Contents

Timecode Title
0:00 Intro
01:20 Why Kelly's Heroes?
08:10 Cast
16:20 Plot
22:00 Copious Kit!
29:15 Easy Tiger
33:00 Ally Tally
45:25 A Minefield?
51:00 A Wild Landis Appears
51:40 Favourite Scenes
59:00 Oddball
01:08:05 Final Thoughts

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