Tag Archives: Harry Guardino

Rhino! (1964) Ivan Tors, Harry Guardino, Shirley Eaton, Robert Culp, Action, Adventure

Rhino! (1964)
Dr. Jim Hanlon, devoted to saving African animals from extinction, unknowingly hires poacher Alec Burnett as his guide in seeking to capture two white rhinos to help propagate the rare species. Burnett, who has also been hired by a black marketeer to capture the animals, is certain that his task will be simplified by Hanlon’s tranquilizer guns, and he steals the zoologist’s car and equipment. Burnett’s girl friend, nurse Edith Arleigh, is anxious to reform him and divulges his hiding place. The two men clash, but Burnett changes his attitude when he is bitten by a cobra and Hanlon saves his life. Later, the two rhinos are captured, and the former enemies decide to join forces in animal research.
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Pork Chop Hill (1959) Lewis Milestone, Gregory Peck, Harry Guardino, Rip Torn, War, Drama, Action

Pork Chop Hill (1959)
Grim story of one of the major battles of the Korean War. While negotiators are at work in Panmunjom trying to bring the conflict to a negotiated end, Lt. Joe Clemons is ordered to launch an attack and retake Pork Cop Hill. It’s tough on the soldiers who know that the negotiations are under way and no one wants to die when they think it will all soon be over. The hill is of no particular strategic military value but all part of showing resolve during the negotiations. Under the impression that the battle has been won, battalion headquarters orders some of the men withdrawn when in fact they are in dire need of reinforcements and supplies. As the Chinese prepare to counterattack and broadcast propaganda over loudspeakers, the men prepare for what may be their last battle.
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