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Status: Released

Runtime: 130

Budget: $0

Revenue: $0

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1968-05-15
     -

  • 1969-02-14
     16

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Alternative Titles

  • La Brigade du diable
  • Дьявольская бригада
  • Piszkos osztag
Content Score: 100

8.0/10 (3 votes)

Overview

1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film dramatises the Brigade's first mission in the Italian Campaign, the task of capturing the German mountain stronghold Monte la Difensa, in December 1943. The film is based on the 1966 book of the same name, co-written by American novelist and historian Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton, a member of the brigade.

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What they did to each other was nothing compared to what they did to the enemy!

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Director: Andrew McLaglen
Writer:

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William Holden

William Holden
as Lt. Col. Robert T. Fr…

Cliff Robertson

Cliff Robertson
as Major Alan Crown

Vince Edwards

Vince Edwards
as Major Cliff Bricker

Andrew Prine

Andrew Prine
as Pvt. Theodore Ransom

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A review by John Chard

Teufels Brigade.

The Devil’s Brigade is directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and adapted to screenplay by William Roberts from the book of the same name written by Robert H. Adleman and George Walton. It stars William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards, Harry Carey, Claude Akins, Andrew Prine, Richard Jaeckel, Jack Watson and Jeremy Slate. A Panavision/De Luxe Color production, music is by Alex North and cinematography by William H. Clothier.

Based on real people and incidents, film follows the formation of the 1st Special Service Force (AKA: The Devil’s Brigade), their training and subse... read the rest.