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Red Ball Express(1952)

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Brief Synopsis

A racially integrated platoon fights to overcome their differences during World War II.

Cast & Crew

Jeff Chandler Lt. [Chick] Campbell
Alex Nicol Sgt. [Red] Kallek
Charles Drake [Pvt. Ronald] Partridge
Judith Braun Joyce [McClellan]
Sidney Poitier [Corp. Andrew] Robertson
Jacqueline Duval Antoinette [Dubois]
Bubber Johnson [Pvt.] Taffy [Smith]
Robert Davis [Pvt. Dave] McCord
Hugh O'Brian [Pvt.] Wilson
Frank Chase [Pvt.] Higgins
Cindy Garner Kitty [Walsh]
Palmer Lee Tank lieutenant
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 24 May 1952; New York opening: 29 May 1952
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  AFI*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  80 or 83 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,501    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • My Dad a Red Ball Express Driver

    R. Williams 2014-05-12

    My dad was a truck driver on the Red Ball. The church I attended included members who had flown with the Tuskegee Airmen, a Montford Point Marine and... MORE>

  • Red Ball Express

    Dewight Farra 2010-05-26

    I am a 34 year vetran of the U.S. Army. This is one of the best movies I have ever seen that shows the strife of Soldiers in the War. It is a magnificant... MORE>