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04/02/1970 "Patton" premieres in New York

Patton is an American epic biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II. 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.


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