As a propaganda gimmick, Hollywood star Rod Towers is given command of the 214th, and a film crew to record his first days in combat. Robert Conrad. Gilmore: Nancy Conrad. Gutterman: James Whitmore Jr. Lieut. Fitz: Robert Gooden. Lard: Dana Elcar. Gen. Muncey: Ford Rainey. Bragg: Dirk Blocker. T.J.: Robert Ginty. Moore: Simon Oakland. Sgt. Chambers: Johnny Haymer.