The Steel Bayonet

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No-budget British war movie (avoid confusion with Sam Fuller's The Steel Helmet or Fixed Bayonets) directed by Michael Carreras, a Hammer studios' mainstay. Salisbury Plain stands in for Tunis, 1943, as a group of infantrymen hold a farmhouse dangerously close to enemy lines. Despite an honourable effort in the direction of psychological grittiness, the picture never really exerts much grip.

Release details

Duration: 85 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Michael Carreras
Screenwriter: Howard Clewes
Cast: Leo Genn
Kieron Moore
Michael Medwin
Robert Brown
Michael Ripper
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