The Young Lions

Movies, Drama

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Three soldiers endure the crucible of World War II. Christian Diestl (Marlon Brando) is a ski instructor turned Nazi lieutenant whose initial enthusiasm for Hitler is vanishing, Noah Ackerman (Montgomery Clift) is a Jewish-American grunt who fights to overcome prejudice in his own unit, and Michael Whiteacre (Dean Martin) is a Broadway crooner who uses his connections to avoid combat, only to later feel guilty about it. Near the end of the war, all three cross paths at a concentration camp.

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Cast and crew

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Screenwriter: Edward Anhalt
Cast: Marlon Brando
Montgomery Clift
Dean Martin
Hope Lange
Barbara Rush
Maximilian Schell
Mai Britt
Lee Van Cleef
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