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Men in War (1957)

 -  Drama | War  -  19 March 1957 (USA)
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During the Korean War, a battle worn Lt. and his platoon behind enemy lines, have orders to march to hill 465 for possible relief.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lt. Benson
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Montana
Robert Keith ...
The Colonel
Phillip Pine ...
Sgt. Riordan (as Philip Pine in closing credits)
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Sgt. Lewis
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Cpl. Zwickley
James Edwards ...
Sgt. Killian
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Sgt. Davis (as L. Q. Jones in closing credits)
Scott Marlowe ...
Pvt. Meredith
Adam Kennedy ...
Pvt. Maslow
Race Gentry ...
Pvt. Haines
Walter Kelley ...
Pvt. Ackerman
Anthony Ray ...
Pvt. Penelli
Robert Normand ...
Pvt. Christensen
Michael Miller ...
Pvt. Lynch
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In Korea, on 6 September 1950, Lieutenant Benson's platoon finds itself isolated in enemy-held territory after a retreat. Soon they are joined by Sergeant Montana, whose overriding concern is caring for his catatonic colonel. Benson and Montana can't stand each other, but together they must get the survivors to Hill 465, where they hope the division is waiting. It's a long, harrowing march, fraught with all the dangers the elusive enemy can summon. Who will survive? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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The part of the military machine that bleeds ! See more »

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Trivia

The men wear the patches of the 24th infantry division, which did in fact see combat in the early part of the Korean War. See more »

Goofs

When Sgt. Killian is knifed to death, the enemy escapes by crawling through the tall grass, but you can see it's a sack attached to a rope, being pulled along, to simulate movement through the grass. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Benson: You know, I feel sorry for you, Montana. You got nobody now but me.
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Opening credits prologue: "TELL ME THE STORY OF THE FOOT SOLDIER AND I WILL TELL YOU THE STORY OF ALL WARS."

KOREA SEPTEMBER 6, 1950 See more »

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good Korean war show
5 May 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

A squad of G.I.'s, separated from their division, begin a trek of many miles trying to re-group with their comrades on a distant hill. They are harassed by snipers, sappers, and artillery barrages, but manage to reach their objective. After reaching the hill, a vicious firefight breaks out with the enemy. Excellent portrayal of the fear and horror of war.


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