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Retreat, Hell!1952

Retreat, Hell! (1952)





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This war drama is set during the Korean war and chronicles the courage of the members of a Marine battalion who disobey orders refusing to retreat and let the North Koreans and the Chinese take an important reservoir.


Frank Lovejoy
as Lt. Col. Steve L. Corbett
Richard Carlson
as Capt. Paul Hansen
Russ Tamblyn
as Jimmy W. McDermid
Anita Louise
as Ruth Hansen
Ned Young
as Sgt. Novak
Lamont Johnson
as Capt. O'Grady
Robert Ellis
as Shorty Devine
Paul L. Smith
as Andy Smith
Peter Ortiz
as Maj. Knox
Dorothy Patrick
as Eve O'Grady
Mort Thompson
as Capt. Kyser
Joseph Keane
as Lt. Ortiz
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Critic Reviews for Retreat, Hell!

All Critics (3)

Joseph H. Lewis directed Retreat, Hell, and he never lacks for logical reason to keep it moving loud, rough and fast.

July 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Korean War propaganda film that's effectively directed by Joseph H. Lewis.

November 13, 2010 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Unusual, creatively directed film about a huge military disaster.

August 8, 2008 | Full Review…

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