The Red Beret (1953)

12/30/1953 (US) WarDrama 1h 28m
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Alan Ladd at his greatest in this ripcord thriller that rips at your emotions!


Steve MacKendrick (Alan Ladd) resigns from the US Army after causing the needless death of a fellow officer. Wanting to serve in the war, he enlists as a Canadian in the British 1st Parachute Brigade. He proves himself exceptionally skilled for a recruit, arousing the suspicion of his commanding officer who starts an investigation. He redeems himself during combat. The film was titled "Paratrooper" in the US.

  1. Terence Young


  2. Richard Maibaum


  3. Frank S. Nugent


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  1. Alan Ladd

    Alan Ladd

    Steve 'Canada' McKendrick

  2. Leo Genn

    Leo Genn

    Major J. Snow

  3. Susan Stephen

    Susan Stephen

    Penny Gardner

  4. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews


  5. Donald Houston

    Donald Houston


  6. Anthony Bushell

    Anthony Bushell

    General Whiting

  7. Patric Doonan


  8. Stanley Baker

    Stanley Baker


  9. Lana Morris

    Lana Morris


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The Red Beret
The Red Beret

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Original Language English

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