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The Men (Battle Stripe) (1950)

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Starring (View all)
Marlon Brando Marlon Brando
Ken Wilocek
Everett Sloane Everett Sloane
Dr. Brock
Jack Webb Jack Webb
Norm Butler
Richard Erdman Richard Erdman
Leo Doolin
Virginia Farmer Virginia Farmer
Nurse Robbins
Dorothy Tree Dorothy Tree
Ellen's Mother


Written by
Carl Foreman Carl Foreman
(story)


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11 years, 3 months ago at Aug 20 17:01
Very good. Very good indeed. Not the strongest of debuts for Marlon Brando but certainly a strong debut from him. He plays a paraplegic war veteran who, straight from his opening monologue, has completely given up on leading a normal life. It takes his wife, Teresa Wright, and doctor, Everett Sloane (who gives a teriffic performance) to literally try to get him back on his feet. There are some exc... read more

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6 years, 6 months ago at Jun 5 16:25
Like many of Stanley Kramer’s film, The Men is a solidly built bit of moralizing, a “message movie” that marries dramatic form to topicality. Sometimes these films felt less like coherently constructed narrative films than long sermons, occasionally more than a little self-righteous (Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner is the worst for this liberal back-patting, and I’m a huge liberal). Kramer... read more

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2 years, 2 months ago at Sep 29 16:26
Good social material for Zinneman, Brando is a great debutante, but too many narration by edition effect, when one expects the dramatic acting crisis...
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Paralyzed war vet tries to adjust to the world without the use of his limbs.
Release date: 25 August 1950
UPC: 017153145861
Tags: 1950s (6), 1950 (4), Drama (3), Marlon Brando (2), Usa (1), Black & White (1), HQ (1), 50's (1), Marlon Brando (1), Stanley Kramer Productions (1)
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