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Encyclopedia > The Devil's Brigade (film)
The Devil's Brigade
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Terry Morse, Jr. (Ass't)
Produced by David L. Wolper
Written by Robert H. Adleman & Col. George Walton (novel)
William Roberts (screenplay)
Starring William Holden
Cliff Robertson
Vince Edwards
Music by Alex North
Cinematography William H. Clothier
Editing by William T. Cartwright
Distributed by United Artists
Release date May 15, 1968
Running time 130 min.
Language English
IMDb profile

The Devil's Brigade is a 1966 book written by World War II combat pilot, novelist, and historian Robert H. Adleman in conjunction with Col. George Walton, a brigade member. The story tells the real-life World War II story of the 1st Special Service Force. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Andrew V. McLaglen is an American film director. ... One of the most successful and influential producers in the entertainment industry-responsible for classics such as Roots (TV miniseries), The Thorn Birds, L.A. CONFIDENTIAL, and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. ... Robert H. Adleman, American novelist and historian, was born on May 17, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died on November 16, 1995 in Ashland, Oregon. ... William Roberts was a British painter, born in London in 1895. ... William Holden William Holden (1918-1981), was an Oscar winning American film actor. ... Cliff Robertson. ... Vince Edwards Vince Edwards (July 7, 1928- March 11, 1996) was an American actor, director, and singer. ... Alex North (December 4, 1910 - September 8, 1991) was an American composer responsible for the first jazz based film score (A Streetcar Named Desire) and the first truly modernist film score (Viva Zapata!). Born in Chester, Pennsylvania, Alex North was an original composer probably even by the classical music standards... The current United Artists logo (a variant was used during the 1980s). ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... See also: 1965 in literature, other events of 1966, 1967 in literature, list of years in literature. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the use of images on this page may require cleanup, involving adjustment of image placement, formatting, size, or other adjustments. ... Robert H. Adleman, American novelist and historian, was born on May 17, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died on November 16, 1995 in Ashland, Oregon. ... Shoulder sleeve patch of the 1st Special Service Force. ...


A 1968 motion picture action drama based on the book recounts the formation and training of a unique joint commando unit of American and Canadian soldiers that became known as the Devil's Brigade. The film dramatizes the unit's mission to the Italian Alps with the seemingly impossible task of capturing what to that point had been an impregnable Nazi stronghold. // Events October 30 - The film The Lion in Winter, starring Katharine Hepburn, debuts. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... The French Navy commando Jaubert storm the Alcyon in a mock assault. ... Shoulder sleeve patch of the 1st Special Service Force. ... The West face of the Petit Dru above the Chamonix valley near the Mer de Glace. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


The cast of The Devil's Brigade included minor roles for NFL running back Paul Hornung and World Middleweight Champion boxer, Gene Fullmer. The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... High school running back A running back, halfback or tailback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... Paul Vernon Hornung (born December 23, 1935 in Louisville, Kentucky) was an outstanding all-around athlete who played college basketball but is best known as an American football player. ... Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Domínguez (left) versus Rafael Ortíz Boxing, also called pugilism, prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing) or the sweet science (a common nickname among fans), is a sport in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their fists in a series... Gene Fullmer (b. ...


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