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Breakthrough (17-Nov-1950)

Director: Lewis Seiler

Writers: Bernard Girard; Ted Sherdeman; Joseph I. Breen, Jr.

Music by: William Lava

Producer: Bryan Foy

Keywords: Drama, WWII

An infantry platoon is followed from training to D-Day and beyond. Low budget B-movie production which relies extensively stock footage; other scenes were shot in studio or at Fort Ord near Monterey, California.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Agar
Actor
31-Jan-1921 7-Apr-2002 Sands of Iwo Jima
David Brian
Actor
5-Aug-1914 15-Jul-1993 Mr. District Attorney
William Campbell
Actor
30-Oct-1923 28-Apr-2011 Dementia 13
Frank Lovejoy
Actor
28-Mar-1912 2-Oct-1962 The Hitch-Hiker
Edward Norris
Actor
10-Mar-1911 18-Dec-2002 They Won't Forget
Paul Picerni
Actor
1-Dec-1922 12-Jan-2011 Lee Hobson on The Untouchables
Dick Wesson
Actor
19-Nov-1922 25-Apr-1996 Destination Moon

CAST

Starring
David Brian   ...   Capt. Tom Hale
John Agar   ...   Lt. Joe Mallory
Frank Lovejoy   ...   Sgt. Pete Bell
With
William Campbell   ...   Dominick
Paul Picerni   ...   Rojeck
Greg McClure   ...   Finley
Richard Monahan   ...   Four-Eff Nelson
Edward Norris   ...   Henderson
Matt Willis   ...   Jumbo Hollis
Dick Wesson   ...   Hansen
Suzanne Dalbert   ...   Collette
William Self   ...   Glasheen
Danny Arnold   ...   Rothman

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