Command Decision

Command Decision (1948)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Drama, War  |   Release Date - Dec 23, 1948  |   Run Time - 112 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Command Decision is a 1948 war film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer starring Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson and Brian Donlevy and directed by Sam Wood, based on a stage play of the same name written by William Wister Haines, which he based on his best-selling novel. The screenplay for the film was written by George Froeschel and William R. Laidlaw. Haines' play ran on Broadway for almost a year beginning in October 1947. Although portraying the strategic bombing of Nazi Germany in World War II, the film has virtually no action scenes, taking place almost entirely within the confines of the headquarters of its protagonist. Depicting the political infighting of conducting a major war effort, the film's major theme is the emotional toll on commanders from ordering missions that result in high casualties, the effects of sustained combat on all concerned, and the nature of accountability for its consequences.

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Budget

$2,467,000

Tags

Aviation, England, German, World War Ii

Attributes

Narrative Location: London
Subject: aviation, World War II

Alternate Titles

Command Decision
AU, CA, GB, US
De flög i gryningen
SE
Decizie de comandă
RO
Decyzja na komendę
PL
En opsei apofaseon
GR
Flyvergeneralen
DK
Sublime Decisão
PT
Sublime decisión
AR, MX, ES
Suprema decisione
IT
Trágica Decisão
BR
Tragique décision
BE, FR
Tragisch besluit
BE
Tuhoa tai kuole
FI
Εν όψει αποφάσεων
GR
戦略爆撃指令
JP