Battleground (1949)
poster Battleground
IMDb Rating:
7.5/10 (6139 votes)

Country:United States, 118 minutes

Spoken Languages:English, German, French

Genre(s):Action, Drama, War, History

Director(s):William A. Wellman

Video Codec:Unknown

Number: 163

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,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3