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The Steel Bayonet (1957)

A small band of British soldiers is sent on a mission to hold up a German advance.

Director:

Michael Carreras

Writer:

Howard Clewes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Genn ... Maj. Gerrard
Kieron Moore ... Capt. R.A. Mead
Michael Medwin ... Lt. Vernon
Robert Brown ... Sgt. Maj. Gill
Michael Ripper ... Pvt. Middleditch
John Paul John Paul ... Lt. Col. Derry
Shay Gorman Shay Gorman ... Sgt. Gates
Tom Bowman Tom Bowman ... Sgt. Nicholls
Bernard Horsfall ... Pvt. Livingstone
John Watson John Watson ... Cpl. Bean
Arthur Lovegrove Arthur Lovegrove ... Pvt. Jarvis
Percy Herbert ... Pvt. Clark
Paddy Joyce Paddy Joyce ... Capt. R.A. Ames
Dave Crowley Dave Crowley ... Pvt. Harris (as David Crowley)
Barry Lowe Barry Lowe ... Pvt. Ferguson
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Storyline

A small band of British soldiers is sent on a mission to hold up a German advance.

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Taglines:

It Stabs to the Guts of War!

Genres:

Drama | War

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baionetas de Aço See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The War Department were to supply the production with tanks, but this was axed because of the Suez Canal affair. See more »

Connections

Featured in The World of Hammer: Hammer (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

John Brown's Body
(uncredited)
Traditional
Arranged by Leonard Salzedo
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