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Battleground (1949)

118 min - Action, Adventure, Drama, War - 9 November 1949
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The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van Johnson, wait out the winter in the Ardennes forest to confront the German army in what would be the last major offensive of World War II. The men are demoralized and trapped, with no hope of support from the Allies.

Director:  William A. Wellman
Stars:  Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban, George Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Jerome Courtland, Don Taylor, Bruce Cowling, Douglas Fowley, Leon Ames, Herbert Anderson, Thomas E. Breen, Denise Darcel, Richard Jaeckel, James Arness, Scotty Beckett, Brett King, James Whitmore

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The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van Johnson, wait out the winter in the Ardennes forest to confront the German army in what would be the last major offensive of World War II. The men are demoralized and trapped, with no hope of support from the Allies.



Tagline: The First Great Picture Of The Second World War !

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  Czech, English, French, German
Release Date:  9 November 1949

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Loew's, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 58 min

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