Monday, May 29, 2017

Joseph Sargent's "The Wall"

In honor of US Memorial Day, Sneak Peek closing footage from director Joseph Sargent's 1998 TV movie "The Wall" and the segment titled "The Badge":

"...there are 58,183 names on the 'Vietnam Veterans Memorial'. The lives they touched tell their stories. This is the story of 3 brave men who never made it home, told in three short, unique segments.

"In 'The Pencil Holder', Edward James Olmos plays a tough 'Colonel' struggling to raise his young son on an American military base surrounded by the brutality of battle. 

"In 'The Badge', Ruby Dee - in a heart wrenching role - reveals the pain a grandmother feels as she sends her beloved grandson overseas. 

"In 'The Player', starring Frank Whaley & Michael DeLorenzo, a selfless squad leader must confront a hustler who's getting rich off the spoils of war..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "The Wall"...