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The Long Gray Line


The life story of West Point athletic director Marty Maher was the inspiration for [[Performer~P90133~John Ford's~johnford]] The Long Gray Line. Told in flashback, the film recalls the first days at the Point for Irish immigrant Maher ([[Performer~P57548~Tyrone Power~tyronepower]]), a pugnacious boy who can't seem to fit in with the institution's regimen of unquestioning discipline. Athletic director [[Performer~P7236~Ward Bond~wardbond]] takes a liking to Maher and arranges for the young man to become...more