The Steel Bayonet

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  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 1957
  • Running time: 85 min
The Steel Bayonet is a 1957 British war film directed by Michael Carreras and starring Leo Genn, Kieron Moore and Michael Medwin. Michael Caine also had a small role in the film, early in his career. It is set during the Second World War, in the Tunisian... read more

The Steel Bayonet is a 1957 British war film directed by Michael Carreras and starring Leo Genn, Kieron Moore and Michael Medwin. Michael Caine also had a small role in the film, early in his career. It is set during the Second World War, in the Tunisian desert when a small British observation force are surrounded in a farm by overwhelming forces of the Afrika Korps. Filming took place on Salisbury Plain, which doubled for North Africa.

Original Release

10/14/1957

Cast

Leo Genn Maj. Gerrard
Kieron Moore Capt. R.A. Mead
Michael Medwin Lt. Vernon
Robert Brown Sgt. Maj. Gill
Michael Ripper Pvt. Middleditch
John Paul Lt. Col. Derry
Shay Gorman Sgt. Gates
Tom Bowman Sgt. Nicholls
Bernard Horsfall Pvt. Livingstone
John Watson Cpl. Bean
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michael Carreras

Writers

Howard Clewes

Cast

Leo Genn Maj. Gerrard
Kieron Moore Capt. R.A. Mead
Michael Medwin Lt. Vernon
Robert Brown Sgt. Maj. Gill
Michael Ripper Pvt. Middleditch
John Paul Lt. Col. Derry
Shay Gorman Sgt. Gates
Tom Bowman Sgt. Nicholls
Bernard Horsfall Pvt. Livingstone
John Watson Cpl. Bean
Arthur Lovegrove Pvt. Jarvis
Percy Herbert Pvt. Clark
Paddy Joyce Capt. R.A. Ames
Dave Crowley Pvt. Harris (as David Crowley)
Barry Lowe Pvt. Ferguson
Michael Balfour Pvt. Thomas
Michael Dear Pvt. Tweedle
Raymond Francis General
Ian Whittaker Pvt. Wilson
Tony Warren Wounded German (as Anthony Warren)

Producers

Editors

Bill Lenny

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