They Died with Their Boots On is a 1941 black-and-white American western film from Warner Bros. Pictures, produced by Hal B. Wallis and Robert Fellows, directed by Raoul Walsh, and starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. Written by Æneas MacKenzie and Wally Kline, the film is a highly fictionalized account of the life of General George Armstrong Custer, from the time he enters West Point military academy, through the American Civil War, and finally to his death at Little Big Horn. Custer is portrayed as a fun-loving, dashing figure who chooses honor and glory over money and corruption. The battle against Chief Crazy Horse is portrayed as a crooked deal between politicians and a corporation that wants the land Custer gave to the Indians. Despite its historical inaccuracies, the film was one of the top-grossing films of 1941. They Died with Their Boots On was the eighth and final film collaboration between Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. Wikipedia
They Died with Their Boots On is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, American Civil War films, Western (genre) film stubs, Romantic Western (genre) films, Warner Bros. films, Films directed by Raoul Walsh, Biographical films, 1941 films and 1940s Western (genre) films.
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Ned Sharp: Where is the regiment riding? George Armstrong Custer: To hell, Sharp... or to glory. It depends on one's point of view.