The Steel Helmet

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The Steel Helmet ★★★ ½ 1951

Hurriedly made Korean War drama stands as a top-notch war film. Brooding and dark, GIs don't save the world for democracy or rescue POWs; they simply do their best to survive a horrifying situation. Pointless death, confused loyalties and cynicism abound in writer-director Fuller's scathing comment on the madness of war. 84m/B VHS, DVD . Gene Evans, Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie, William Chun, James Edwards, Richard Loo, Harold Fong, Neyle Morrow, Sid Melton, Richard Monahan, Lynn Stalmaster; D: Samuel Fuller; W: Samuel Fuller; C: Ernest Miller; M: Paul Dunlap.

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