Retreat, Hell!

Retreat, Hell!

DVD - 2013
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A U.S. Marine battalion headed by Lt. Col. Steve L. Corbett and Capt. Paul Hansen must fight its way out of a frozen mountain pass despite diminishing supplies, freezing temperatures and constant attacks by overwhelming numbers of Chinese and North Korean soldiers during the Korean War.
Publisher: [St. Charles, Ill.] : Olive Films : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2013
Edition: Fullscreen version
Branch Call Number: MOVIE RETREAT
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in

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voisjoe1_0
Dec 16, 2017

This class B 1952 film gives a basic portrait of the conflict known as the Korean War. A much better Korean war film is "The Bridges at Toko-Ri" (1954). "Retreat, Hell" displays the battles of soldiers with repeating rifles, while "Bridges" shows the war as fought by bomber jets.

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tj_is_cool
May 30, 2016

Very well made Korean war film.

thebookguy Oct 12, 2012

Gritty war film by cult director Joseph H. Lewis (Gun Crazy, The Big Combo) about the US Marines fighting retreat from the Chosen Reservoir (the "Frozen Chosen") starting with gung-ho enthusiasm and ending in near annihilation. Way, way under rated.

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