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The Bold and the Brave (1956)

 |  War, Drama  |  April 1956 (USA)
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An assortment of American types come together in the Italian campaign of 1944.

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An assortment of American types come together in the Italian campaign of 1944.

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The Loves of the Bold...The Glory of the Brave!

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The Bold and the Brave is the second of three war dramas in which a character played by Mickey Rooney is killed by a hand grenade. See more »

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Solid, thoughtful WW II film
20 May 2004 | by (Bayside, NY) – See all my reviews

This low-budget, old-fashioned film, set in Italy during World War II, is probably best remembered for Mickey Rooney's Oscar-nominated performance in a supporting role. And he does steal the show as Dooley, the fast-talking soldier with a dream. But the primary plot revolves around Wendell Corey and Don Taylor's roles as soldiers with very different approaches to war, and life. Corey and Taylor also do fine work, if less flamboyant than Mickey's. The film is extremely well-plotted, in a way that's very rare in today's movies, and the screenplay also was Oscar-nominated. It's a thoughtful piece with something to say about human character. The film has basically disappeared from view. It never appears on TV, and is very hard to find anywhere. But if you come across it, it's well worth viewing.


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