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The General Died at Dawn

1936 Rated NR 1hr 38m

American soldier of fortune O'Hara (Gary Cooper) becomes the target of politically ambitious Chinese warlord Gen. Yang (Akim Tamiroff) when the mercenary accepts a dicey assignment to transport money for a peasant uprising against Yang. On the way to deliver the cash, O'Hara meets an alluring woman (Madeleine Carroll) whose father (Porter Hall) is in cahoots with Yang. But all is not what it seems in director Lewis Milestone's tense thriller.

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Movie Details

1937 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Cinematography nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Akim Tamiroff
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.