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Sunday, November 28, 2010
The Real Glory 1936 Film
Famous American actor Gary Cooper stars in 1939 movie "The Real Glory". The scene is set in 1906 Mysang(fictitious town), Mindanao, Philippines. After the US regular military troops leave the southern islands, a small team of experts are left in order to train the native Filipino troops, the Philippine Constabulary. Moro leader Alipang and his renegade Moro gang are terrorizing the local Filipino Christian villages...looting and robbing the towns, killing the men, and taking away the women and children as slaves. Cooper plays military doctor Bill Canavan. After most of his small unit is eliminated by Moro Juramentados, Coopers character takes up arms and brings the fight to the Moros.