CAST A GIANT SHADOW unfortunately ruins the good idea of a biopic about Colonel David "Mickey" Marcus, an American WWII hero and military adviser to Franklin Roosevelt recruited by the Israeli government to organize Israel's army into a military force that could withstand Arab attacks
after the British pulled out of the region in 1948. He's played by rugged, iron-jawed, teeth-gritting Kirk Douglas, who leaves domesticated bliss with Angie Dickenson, the last word in monogamy, to join bigtime freedom fighter Senta Berger for a big time! Guest stars like Yul Brynner, John Wayne,
and Frank Sinatra jump out to relieve the tedium, but big names are the last thing this s...