Robert Shaw (played by Matthew Broderick) volunteered to be in charge of an all Black team of soldiers in Massachusetts in the film Glory. Shaw deals with racism toward his soldiers and also tries to overcome the obstacles and attitudes of some of his men.
Col. Robert Gould Shaw - Matthew Broderick
TriviaRobert Shaw’s real mother, Jane Alexander, made a cameo in the film Glory.
Robert Shaw was the only character that was based on an actual person in the movie Glory. All the other key characters were fictitious and were not in the 54 Infantry.
Denzel Washington won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Trip in Glory.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Glory was released to theatres on 12/14/1989 by Sony, and grossed $26,593,580 at the box office in the US.
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could you give me a detailed character analysis of Cpl. Thomas Searles please? I have looked in many places for a description of him and have been unable to find one. This is my last hope and i hope you are able to help me as much as you have helped me with the description of the movie. Thank you.
#1 - theresa thomas - 05/07/2007 - 20:15
could you please send me a detailed charcter description of Major John Rawlins.
#2 - Christina Knight - 08/08/2007 - 02:29
Please send me character revalation of Pvt.Trip.i am looking for it desperatey
#3 - Vineet Avhad - 10/21/2007 - 15:42
The moie glory inspired me to do my best it touched in a way i cant describe it was so real and it wasnt like all the rest of these type of movies it had a purpose and stuck to it
#4 - candice Breeding - 12/03/2007 - 19:09
"Glory" Character analysis on Trip
The following will give you an analysis on Trip From the movie "Glory":
#5 - Coach C - 05/19/2008 - 12:37
if u guys need character analysis on certain characters try watching the movie again and take notes..dont be lazy
#6 - chris - 10/16/2008 - 20:22
wat was the name of the all colored regiment
#7 - kelly - 05/14/2009 - 17:23
answer for kelly
it's right above the comments its called 54 infantry.
#8 - dannielle - 09/03/2009 - 20:36
can i have a character analysis on thomas? pleaseeeee? oh and im cute btw ;) lol!
#9 - dana - 10/01/2009 - 21:57