Country:United States, 118 minutes
Spoken Languages:English, German, French
Genre(s):Action, Drama, War, History
Director(s):William A. Wellman
We follow a band of American soldiers as they engage the Germans in a snowy, foggy winter near Bastogne in World War II. They're low on fuel, rations, and ammunition; the Germans are constantly encouraging their surrender via radio and leaflets, and most importantly, the pervasive thick fog makes movement and identification difficult and prevents their relief by Allied air support. This film focuses much more on the psychology and morale of the soldiers than on action footage and heroics.
Van Johnson (as Holley), John Hodiak (as Jarvess), Ricardo Montalban (as Roderigues), George Murphy (as 'Pop' Stazak), Marshall Thompson (as Jim Layton)
Medium: Media file,
Aspect ratio: 4:3