Patton (film)

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Patton is a 1970 American epic biographical war film about U.S.wikipedia
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George C. Scott

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It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Karl Michael Vogler.
He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayal of General George S. Patton in the film Patton, as General Buck Turgidson in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Ebenezer Scrooge in Clive Donner's 1984 film A Christmas Carol and Lieutenant Bill Kinderman in William Peter Blatty’s The Exorcist III.

Karl Malden

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It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Karl Michael Vogler.
Malden also played in high-profile Hollywood films such as Baby Doll (1956), The Hanging Tree (1959), How the West Was Won (1962), Gypsy (1962) and Patton (1970).

George S. Patton

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Patton is a 1970 American epic biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II.
An award-winning biographical film released in 1970, Patton, helped solidify his image as an American folk hero.

Francis Ford Coppola

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It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North, who based their screenplay on the biography Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Farago and Omar Bradley's memoir A Soldier's Story.
After directing The Rain People in 1969, Coppola co-wrote Patton (1970), earning the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay along with Edmund H. North.

Franklin J. Schaffner

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It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North, who based their screenplay on the biography Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Farago and Omar Bradley's memoir A Soldier's Story.
He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Patton (1970), and is also known for the films Planet of the Apes (1968), Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Papillon (1973), and The Boys from Brazil (1978).

Jerry Goldsmith

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The film was shot in 65 mm Dimension 150 by cinematographer Fred J. Koenekamp and has a music score by Jerry Goldsmith.
He composed scores for such films as Star Trek: The Motion Picture and four other films within the Star Trek franchise, The Sand Pebbles, Logan's Run, Planet of the Apes, Patton, Papillon, Chinatown, The Wind and the Lion, The Omen, The Boys from Brazil, Capricorn One, Alien, Outland, Poltergeist, The Secret of NIMH, Gremlins, Hoosiers, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Rudy, Air Force One, L.A. Confidential, Mulan, The Mummy, three Rambo films, and Explorers.

Fred J. Koenekamp

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The film was shot in 65 mm Dimension 150 by cinematographer Fred J. Koenekamp and has a music score by Jerry Goldsmith.
Koenekamp worked in television and feature films from the 1960s, earning two Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on The Man from U.N.C.L.E. He was nominated for an Oscar for Patton (1970) and Islands in the Stream (1977) and won the Oscar for The Towering Inferno (1974), along with Joseph Biroc.

Karl Michael Vogler

It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Karl Michael Vogler.
In The Blue Max (1966), he co-starred with George Peppard and Ursula Andress as the squadron commander, and in Patton (1970), he portrayed General Erwin Rommel.

Edmund H. North

It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North, who based their screenplay on the biography Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Farago and Omar Bradley's memoir A Soldier's Story.
Edmund Hall North (March 12, 1911 – August 28, 1990), was an American screenwriter who shared an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay with Francis Ford Coppola in 1970 for their script for Patton.

Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

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Patton won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.
Francis Ford Coppola (Patton, 1970) and Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation, 2003) are the only father-daughter pair to win.

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The film was shot in 65 mm Dimension 150 by cinematographer Fred J. Koenekamp and has a music score by Jerry Goldsmith.
Only two films were made in Dimension 150 – The Bible: In the Beginning..., directed by John Huston, and Patton, starring George C. Scott.

Academy Award for Best Director

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Patton won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

Michael Bates (actor)

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It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Karl Michael Vogler.
Bates's film roles include Bedazzled (1967) as the flirtatious police inspector, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1967) as Mr. McGregor, Battle of Britain (1969) as Warrant Officer Warwick, Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) as a Lance-Corporal, Patton (1970) as Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery (to whom he bore a striking resemblance), A Clockwork Orange (1971) and Frenzy (1972).

Academy Award for Best Picture

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Patton won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

Ladislas Farago

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It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North, who based their screenplay on the biography Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Farago and Omar Bradley's memoir A Soldier's Story.
He was the author of "Patton: Ordeal and Triumph", the acclaimed biography of George Patton, that formed the basis for the film Patton and wrote "The Broken Seal", one of the books that formed the basis for the movie Tora! Tora! Tora!.

Academy Award for Best Actor

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Scott won Best Actor for his portrayal of General Patton, but declined to accept the award.

John Doucette

Doucette continued to progress in obtaining dramatic roles for larger studios, including a small part as an architect in The Fountainhead in 1949 and in the 1970 epic Patton when he portrays 3rd Infantry Division Commander Major General Lucian K. Truscott.

Richard Münch (actor)

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Richard Heinrich Ludwig Münch (10 January 1916 – 6 June 1987), better known as Richard Münch, was a German actor, best known for portraying Alfred Jodl in Patton (1970).

Morgan Paull

He made his acting debut in the 1970 film Patton playing Captain Richard N. Jenson.

Paul Stevens (actor)

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Stevens played Colonel Charles R. Codman in the 1970 film Patton.

Academy Awards

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Patton won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.
George C. Scott became the second person to refuse his award (Best Actor in 1970 for Patton) at the 43rd Academy Awards ceremony.

Edward Binns

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6 in Sidney Lumet's directorial debut 12 Angry Men (1957) and Lieutenant General Walter Bedell Smith in the Academy Award-winning film Patton (1970) starring George C. Scott.

National Film Registry

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The film was successful, and in 2003, Patton was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant".

Peter Barkworth

His film appearances included Where Eagles Dare (1968), Patton (1970), International Velvet (1978) and Champions (1984).