Attack (1956 film)

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Robert Aldrich

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It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
His notable credits include Vera Cruz (1954), Kiss Me Deadly (1955), The Big Knife (1955), Autumn Leaves (1956), Attack (1956), What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), The Dirty Dozen (1967) and The Longest Yard (1974).

Jack Palance

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It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
He had the star part in I Died a Thousand Times (1955), a remake of High Sierra and was cast by Robert Aldrich in two star parts: The Big Knife (1955) from the play by Clifford Odets, as a Hollywood star; and Attack (1956), as a tough soldier in World War Two.

Robert Strauss (actor)

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It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
In more serious parts, Strauss appeared in the 1956 war film Attack! with Jack Palance, Eddie Albert and Lee Marvin.

Richard Jaeckel

It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
Jaeckel appeared in several other Aldrich films, including Attack (1956), Ulzana's Raid (1972), and Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977).

Eddie Albert

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It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
The film Attack (1956) provided Albert with a dark role as a cowardly, psychotic Army captain whose behavior threatens the safety of his company.

Lee Marvin

It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
He was second billed to Palance in Attack (1956) directed by Robert Aldrich.

Peter van Eyck

It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
Attack! (1956) — SS Captain

William Smithers

It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
He has guest-starred or appeared in nearly 400 television productions, including The Invaders, Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea, Star Trek, (as 'Captain Merrick' in the famous episode, 'Bread and Circuses'.) Combat, Mission:Impossible, and Hawaii Five-O, as well as feature films such as Attack (1956), Trouble Man (1972), Scorpio (1973), Papillon (1973), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974), and Deathsport (1978).

Jud Taylor

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Attack! (1956 World War II film) – Pvt. Jacob R. Abramowitz - radioman

Buddy Ebsen

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It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck.
Attack (1956) as Sfc. Tolliver - Fox Co.

Jon Shepodd

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In the film Attack (1956), he plays Cpl. John Jackson, the orderly to the unpopular Captain Cooney (Eddie Albert).

Battle of the Bulge

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When the Germans launch the Battle of the Bulge, Bartlett orders Cooney to seize the town of La Nelle.
Films, e.g., Battleground (1949), Attack (1956), Battle of the Bulge (1965), and A Midnight Clear (1992)

Saul Bass

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The opening title sequence depicting off-duty soldiers was created by Saul Bass.
Attack (1956)

Joseph Biroc

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The cinematographer was Joseph Biroc.
In 1952, Biroc began his association with producer-director Robert Aldrich, starting with shooting an episode of The Doctor and moving onto films such as Attack (1956), World for Ransom (1954), Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte for which Biroc received his first Oscar nomination, The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), and The Longest Yard (1974).

Steven Geray

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Steven Geray as Otto, German NCO
Attack (1956) - Otto - German NCO

War film

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Attack, also known as Attack!, is a 1956 American war film.

Cinematographer

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The cinematographer was Joseph Biroc.

World War II

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"A cynical and grim account of war", the film is set in the latter stages of World War II and tells the story of a front-line combat unit led by a cowardly captain clearly out of his depth, as well as a tougher subordinate and an executive officer who both threaten to do away with him.

Western Europe

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Europe 1944: Fragile Fox is a company of the US National Guard based in a Belgian town near the front line.

United States National Guard

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Europe 1944: Fragile Fox is a company of the US National Guard based in a Belgian town near the front line.