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    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 14/2/2016 11:38
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    Fixed Bayonets!

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    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 92 Mins
    Retail Price: £17.95
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    Content Type: Movie

    Iconoclastic American director Samuel Fuller’s first production for a major studio was this tense, snowbound Korean War drama.

    A small platoon of army grunts are ordered to stay behind to protect a 15,000-man division as it moves out under heavy enemy fire. One corporal, whom the platoon has mistakenly come to believe is a hero, is left with the responsibility of protecting the men - a decision that may cost them dearly amidst escalating and unpredictable circumstances.

    One of Hollywood’s most impassioned and unvarnished war films, bursting with first-hand detail from Fuller’s own experiences of soldier life in World War Two, and rendered unforgettably with his inimitably vivid filmmaking style, Fixed Bayonets! features Richard Basehart (La Strada), Fuller regular Gene Evans (Park Row, Shock Corridor) and an early appearance by James Dean. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present the film in a new Dual-Format special edition.

    Special Features:
    • Audio commentary by film scholar Adrian Martin
    • Original theatrical trailer | Gallery of production and publicity photos
    • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
    • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Glenn Kenny and excerpts from Fuller’s autobiography A Third Face

    Video Tracks:
    1.37:1 Black and White

    Audio Tracks:
    Mono English (Uncompressed)

    Directed By:
    Samuel Fuller

    Written By:

    Richard Basehart
    Gene Evans
    Michael O'Shea
    James Dean

    Soundtrack By:
    Roy Webb

    Director of Photography:
    Lucien Ballard

    Nick DeMaggio

    Visual Effects:
    Ray Kellogg
    Fred Sersen

    Jules Buck

    Eureka! The Masters of Cinema

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