53 min

Patton Service On Celluloid

The 1970 blockbuster “Patton” was honored with multiple Academy Awards, including a Best Actor trophy for George C. Scott (who didn’t attend the ceremony to accept), but how true is the film biography to the historical record and to its subject, General George S. Patton?

This week, our “Service on Celluloid” panel dives into the film for a lively conversation about its historical hits and misses as well as its standing among Hollywood’s greatest WWII-set movies.

The 1970 blockbuster “Patton” was honored with multiple Academy Awards, including a Best Actor trophy for George C. Scott (who didn’t attend the ceremony to accept), but how true is the film biography to the historical record and to its subject, General George S. Patton?

This week, our “Service on Celluloid” panel dives into the film for a lively conversation about its historical hits and misses as well as its standing among Hollywood’s greatest WWII-set movies.

53 min