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Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur
GenreHistorical Drama
Screenplay byErnest Kinoy
Directed byAnthony Page
StarringHenry Fonda
Lucille Benson
E. G. Marshall
Lloyd Bochner
Russell Johnson
Howard Hesseman
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producerDavid L. Wolper
ProducerStan Margulies
Production locationsNBC Studios - 3000 W. Alameda Avenue, Burbank, California
EditorJim McElroy
Running time101 minutes
Production companyWolper Productions
Original release
ReleaseJanuary 4, 1976 (1976-01-04)

Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur is a 1976 American made-for-television historical drama film about the confrontation between President Harry S. Truman and General of the Army Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.


U.S. President Harry S. Truman (E.G. Marshall) and his commander in the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur (Henry Fonda), disagree on war strategy. Their conflict comes to a head when Truman relieves the insubordinate MacArthur of his command.



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