Red Ball Express (1952) (DVD)
Red Ball ExpressÂ stars Jeff Chandler, Alex Nicol and Charles Drake. Budd Boetticher directs this 1950s drama following a group of military truck drivers sent on a dangerous mission in World War II Germany.
With General Pattons tanks piercing the German lines at will it appears that the war is finally drawing to a close. However, such is the speed of the US advance that their foremost attacking units have lost contact with the main supply lines. A group of drivers led by Lieutenant Campbell (Jeff Chandler) and including Sergeant Kallek (Alex Nicol) and Private Partridge (Charles Drake) set out for the front lines carrying supplies. However, the enmity between Campbell and Kallek and lingering pockets of enemy troops make the mission anything but straightforward...
Running Time: 83 minutes
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