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The Last Blitzkrieg (1959)

 -  War | Drama  -  20 March 1959 (Finland)
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The fanatical son of a Nazi General leads a squad of German commandos, disguised as American Troops, behind the lines in order to sabotage the Allied Forces. Stars Van Johnson, Kerwin Matthews, Dick York and Larry Storch.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sgt. Hans Von Kroner / Sgt. Leonard Richardson
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Wilitz
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Sgt. Ludwig
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Ennis
Lise Bourdin ...
Monique
Han Bentz van den Berg ...
Colonel von Ruppel
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Sgt. Steiner
Robert Boon ...
Kirsch
Ton van Duinhoven ...
Hoffner
Gijsbert Tersteeg ...
Col. Eindorf
Charles Rosenblum ...
Schwarz
Steye van Brandenberg ...
Lt. Wheeler
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Capt. Levin (as Montgomery Ford)
Herb Grika ...
Cpl. Wilson
Chris Baay ...
Captain Bruger
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The fanatical son of a Nazi General leads a squad of German commandos, disguised as American Troops, behind the lines in order to sabotage the Allied Forces. Stars Van Johnson, Kerwin Matthews, Dick York and Larry Storch.

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An unintentional laugh riot?!
24 September 2002 | by (NY/NJ) – See all my reviews

I just saw this picture screened in an old 35mm release print. I thought this would be a companion piece to that other WWII Van Johnson bore-fest, THE ENEMY GENERAL. However, this one was hysterical! Right from the get-go the acting, as well as the tone of the production was broad and inept (verging on HOGAN'S HEROES territory) all the while parading as a serious WWII yarn. Watch for Dick York and a scenery chewing Larry Storch (pre-"Bewitched" and "F-Troop" respectively.) And BTW, the stark black and white photography was excellent (when not resorting to stock footage of the actual war.) Definitely a "so bad it's good


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