Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
Special features: Disc 1: Director's audio commentary; picture-in-picture video commentary featuring Ed Zwick, Morgan Freeman & Matthew Broderick; Disc 2: Documentary "The true story of 'Glory' continues" narrated by Morgan Freeman; "Voices of 'Glory'" featurette; original featurette; deleted scenes; bonus previews; talent files
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
From Library Staff
This is a fictional account based on the real experiences of Robert Gould Shaw, a white officer in the Union Army who commanded the 54th Massachusetts, the first black regiment in the Civil War. This is a very moving film filled with great performances.
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Captain Robert Gould Shaw leads a company of Union soldiers from a Massachusetts Infantry Regiment in an attack on Confederate troops at the Battle of Antietam, on September 17, 1862
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Violence: This title contains Violence.
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Have you ever heard the song snow snow beautiful snow?
Why yes did you write that song?
No I shoveled it. Curly
Trip: I mean, what's the point? Ain't nobody gonna win. It's just gonna go on and on.
Colonel Robert G. Shaw: I see.
Trip: I ain't fightin' this war for you, sir.
Trip: He a weak white boy, and beatin' on a nigger make him feel strong.
Rawlins: He's just a boy.
Trip: I didn't win though.
Trip: I run for President.
Sharts: What ya doin' since then?
Trip: I'm from around Tennessee. I ran away when I was 12 years old and I ain't never looked back.