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Battleground(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

American soldiers in France fight to survive a Nazi siege just before the Battle of the Bulge.

Cast & Crew

George Murphy "Pop" Stazak
Marshall Thompson Jim Layton
Jerome Courtland Abner Spudler
Don Taylor Standiferd
Bruce Cowling Wolowicz
Douglas Fowley "Kipp" Kippton
Leon Ames The chaplain
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Washington, D.C. premiere: 9 Nov 1949; Los Angeles premiere: 1 Dec 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI; TNT*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  118 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,988    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Cadence call

    Steve 2014-02-09

    A classic of course, I want to thank Craig for putting the cadence call in writing. I could never remember all the lines. I'm sure Jody was proud of... MORE>

  • Realism

    Russell Raphaely 2013-05-27

    Best sound of M-1 rifle firing and ejection of clip of ammunition. Similarly reproduced also in Saving Private Ryan MORE>

  • Battleground

    Bruce C 2013-05-26

    A timeless classic headed up with an outstanding cast depicting true heroes at a criticaltime in the European Theater of WW II. Tracing these guys steps... MORE>