June 25th, 2012: MASH (1970)

Cast and Crew:  Robert Altman (Director); Ring Lardner, Jr. (Screenwriter); Richard Hooker (Novel); Johnny Mandel (Music); Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Roger Bowen, Rene Auberjonois, Gary Burghoff, Fred Williamson

What It’s About: MASH is a series of vignettes taking place at a mobile army surgical hospital during the Korean conflict that would later serve as the basis of a long running television show.

Why Watch it Today?: The Korean War began on this day in 1950. The TV show based on today’s film infamously ran longer than the war during which it took place.

Where to Get It: Netflix (Rental Only) or your local library.

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