Go Tell the Spartans 44 years old

We're getting strafed, shelled, bombed, and blasted. And it isn't even our damned war!

Go Tell the Spartans

Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel "Incident at Muc Wa." It tells the story about U.S. Army military advisers during the early part of the Vietnam War. Led my Major Asa Barker, these advisers and their South Vietnamese counterparts defend the village of Muc Wa against multiple attacks by Viet-Cong guerrillas.

Credits

Go Tell the Spartans Cast

Name Character
David Clennon He was 35, now 79 years old as Lt. Finley Wattsberg
Joe Unger He was 38, now 82 years old as Lt. Raymond Hamilton
Burt Lancaster He was 64, 80 years old when he died as Maj. Asa Barker
Marc Singer He was 30, now 74 years old as Capt. Alfred Olivetti
Tad Horino He was 57, 81 years old when he died as One-eyed man
James Hong He was 49, now 93 years old as The Old Man
Evan C. Kim He was 25, now 69 years old as Cowboy
Clyde Kusatsu He was 29, now 74 years old as Col. Minh
John Megna He was 25, 42 years old when he died as Cpl. Ackley
Craig Wasson He was 24, now 68 years old as Cpl. Courcey
Dolph Sweet He was 58, 64 years old when he died as Gen. Harnitz
Dennis Howard He was 23, 59 years old when he died as Cpl. Abraham Lincoln

Go Tell the Spartans Crew

Name Department
Harry Stradling, Jr. as Director of Photography. He was 53 (92) years old when He died Camera
Ted Post as Director. He was 60 (95) years old when He died Directing
Millie Moore as Editor. Editing
Wendell Mayes as Writer. He was 60 (73) years old when He died Writing
Lynn Stalmaster as Casting. He was 51 (now 95) years old Production
Jack Senter as Art Direction. He was 61 (98) years old when He died Art
Dick Halligan as Original Music Composer. He was 34 (now 79) years old Sound
Go Tell the Spartans poster
Go Tell the Spartans (44 years)

We're getting strafed, shelled, bombed, and blasted. And it isn't even our damned war!

  • Release day: Wednesday, July 12, 1978
  • Runtime: 114 minutes
  • Budget: 1500000.00