“Twilight's Last Gleaming” quotes(1977)
Plot – General Lawrence Dell occupies the missile base n.3 with his second Powell and Garvas. He wants to talk to David Stevens, the President of the United States, and gives him his ultimatum. He wants the '9759' secret document to be made public because it explains the reasons of the Vietnam war. The President asks advices to his collaborators but Martin MacKenzie, Commander of the General Staff, wants to take action immediately. Dell activates the atomic devices in the missile base and directs them towards many Soviet cities, then the President goes personally to the base. Eight seconds are missing to the launch, but finally the rebels surrender. MacKenzie orders to shoot over everyone and even Stevens dies.
All actors – Burt Lancaster, Roscoe Lee Browne, Joseph Cotten, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Durning, Richard Jaeckel, William Marshall, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Richard Widmark, Paul Winfield, Burt Young, Charles Aidmanshow all
“Twilight's Last Gleaming” Quotes 3 quotes
“There are no midgets in the United States Air Force.”
“- Willis Powell: Just wanted you to know General, win or lose, you're some motherfucker.
- Gen. Lawrence Dell: Thank you.”
“Grow up General. Nobody honors nothing, but that's no reason to blow up the whole world.”