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133 Ratings

The Long Gray Line

Directed by John Ford
United States, 1955
Biography, Drama, War


John Ford’s ideas of duty and community coalesce movingly in this Technicolor CinemaScope epic, surveying fifty years of life at West Point, through the invention of the football passing game and two World Wars, as seen through the life of Marty Maher, an Irish-born physical education instructor.

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The Long Gray Line Directed by John Ford

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

1956 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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