FTA (1972)

The Show The Pentagon Couldn't Stop!

  • Genre: Comedy, Documentary, Music
  • Release Date: 1972-07-21
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 8 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Indochina Peace Committee (IPC) Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Francine Parker
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A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the early 1970s. The group put on shows called "F.T.A.", which stood for "F**k the Army", and was aimed at convincing soldiers to voice their opposition to the Vietnam War, which was raging at the time. Various singers, actors and other entertainers performed antiwar songs and skits during the show.

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  • Jane Fonda

    as Self
  • Donald Sutherland

    as Self
  • Pamela Donegan

    as Self
  • Len Chandler

    as Self
  • Michael Alaimo

    as Self
  • Holly Near

    as Self
  • Paul Mooney

    as Self
  • Rita Martinson

    as Self
  • Peter Boyle

    as Self
  • Steve Jaffe

    as Self
  • Yale Zimmerman

    as Self
Production Jane Fonda Producer
Writing Jane Fonda Writer
Production Donald Sutherland Producer
Writing Donald Sutherland Writer
Writing Dalton Trumbo Writer
Writing Michael Alaimo Writer
Production Igo Kantor Producer
Crew Nancy Dowd Additional Writing
Editing Nancy Dowd Assistant Editor
Camera Eric Saarinen Director of Photography
Writing Holly Near Writer
Writing Robin Menken Writer
Directing Francine Parker Director
Production Francine Parker Producer
Sound Nina Schulman Sound Recordist
Editing Leonard Kwitt Assistant Editor
Writing Rita Martinson Writer
Writing Pamela Donegan Writer
Camera John Weidman Director of Photography
Sound Howard Chesley Sound
Writing Len Chandler Writer
Camera Juliana Wang Director of Photography
Camera Juliana Wang Camera Operator
Crew Juliana Wang Other
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Editing David B. Thompson Assistant Editor
Crew Judy Reidel Post Production Supervisor
Sound Aminadav Aloni Original Music Composer
Sound Aminadav Aloni Music Supervisor
Crew Sylvia Walden Choreographer
Production Claude LaRose Production Coordinator
Sound Claude LaRose Sound
Editing Antoinette Cooper Assistant Editor
Editing Carolyn Sides Assistant Editor
Crew Yale Zimmerman Technical Supervisor
Sound Yale Zimmerman Music Director
Crew Ellen Lustbader Technical Supervisor