James Lee Barrett

Tony Award winner, screenwriter and United States Marine (1929-1989)

James Lee Barrett (19 November 192915 October 1989) was an American producer, screenwriter, and writer.

There's nothing much I can tell you about this war. It's like all wars, I suppose. The undertakers are winning it. Oh, the politicians will talk a lot about the "glory" of it, and the old men'll talk about the "need" of it—the soldiers, they just want to go home.

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Shenandoah (1965)Edit

Main article: Shenandoah (film)
  • My corn I take serious because it's my corn, and my potatoes and my tomatoes and fences I take note of because they're mine. But this war is not mine and I take no note of it!
  • There's nothing much I can tell you about this war. It's like all wars, I suppose. The undertakers are winning it. Oh, the politicians will talk a lot about the "glory" of it, and the old men'll talk about the "need" of it—the soldiers, they just want to go home.

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