Some of Courtney's prolific Film and Television work includes: Hurricane Season, Cookie's Fortune, Final Destination 5, The Divide, The Preacher's Wife, Space Cowboys, Hamburger Hill
, Huck Finn, The Hunt For Red October, Joyful Noise, USA's "Graceland," ABC's "Revenge," CBS's "Extraordinary Measures," ABC/Disney's "Flash Forward," Showtime's "Blind Faith" and "Twelve Angry Men" with the late George C.
, to give a particularly extreme example, "does not reveal one of the more striking facts about the outcome of the battle at Hamburger Hill
," a particularly bloody 1969 battle where soldiers were ordered to take territory with little strategic value and then quickly abandoned it--that "surviving soldiers put a $10,000 price on the head of the officers who ordered the attack.
The crouching beast; a United States Army lieutenant's account of the Battle for Hamburger Hill
, May 1969.
I'd just made Hamburger Hill
in the Philippines, where there were no trailers and somebody died while we were making the movie.
Andy has been in the movie business for more than 20 years, acting as a producer, production controller or production accountant on films such as GI Jane, Hamburger Hill
and The Killing Fields.
It took part in the D-Day landings in June 1944, the battle of Hamburger Hill
in Vietnam, the invasion of Iraq, and is now on yet another American front line, this time high in the mountains of central Asia.
Friday Hamburger Hill
Five USA 9pm Fact-based Vietnam War drama, starring Dylan McDermott as sergeant to a platoon of young recruits charged with capturing a fortified hill.
Kathryn Bigelow's big Oscar winner was hailed as the Platoon of Iraq war movies, but its Vietnam movie equivalent is Hamburger Hill
Brian Rogers says The Rock Bar in Bonhill, Alexandria, is known as Hamburger Hill
due to the pile of bodies lying outside after sozzled regulars try to get home.
Ross returned to Vietnam in June 1969, this time to serve as the 101st Airborne Division Support Command S-4, 1 month after the Battle of Hamburger Hill
There's Pynchon and Pevsner, biker bars and hot rods, Hamburger Hill
and southern LA--each appearing to function not simply as the premise for an isolated work but as evidence of a larger project, propelled in equal measure by research and fascination.
Acclaimed British film director John Irvin ( Hamburger Hill
,Next of Kin) whisked him away from the Australian outback to the shores of Ireland for his comedy dramaThe Boys from County Clare (2003).