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The Bold and the Brave (1956)

Not Rated | | Drama, War | 29 April 1956 (USA)
An assortment of American types come together in the Italian campaign of 1944.

Directors:

Lewis R. Foster, Mickey Rooney (uncredited)

Writer:

Robert Lewin
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Wendell Corey ... Dave Fairchild
Mickey Rooney ... Willie Dooley
Don Taylor ... Sgt. Ewald 'Preacher' Wollaston
Nicole Maurey ... Fiamma
John Smith ... Smith
Race Gentry ... Hendricks
Ralph Votrian ... Wilbur
Wright King ... Technician Fifth Grade
Stanley Adams ... Master Sergeant
Bobs Watson ... Bob
Tara Summers Tara Summers ... Tina
Diana Darrin ... Lina
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An assortment of American types come together in the Italian campaign of 1944.

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sergeant | world war two | See All (2) »

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

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Drama | War

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Referenced in Far from Heaven (2002) See more »

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The Bold and the Brave
Written by Ross Bagdasarian and Mickey Rooney
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Four people's reactions to war
17 November 2016 | by kijiiSee all my reviews

Mickey Rooney received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in this movie which presents a small group of American soldiers in Italy in 1944.

Three types of soldiers are presented here, based on their reactions to their first encounter with the German enemy while in Italy.

Rooney is the energetic and a happy go-with-the-punches soldier.

Wendell Corey is a fairly well balanced soldier but is unable to kill the enemy when he is faced with the possibility.

Don Taylor is a superman in battle situations but has trouble when faced with normal human spiritual matters, no doubt stunted by his upbringing.

Nicole Maurey is a local Italian prostitute, forced to sell herself for survival.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Fetzen Leben See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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