Eight Iron Men
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Eight Iron Men
Bonar Colleano, who spent the war years playing brash Americans in British films, makes his final screen appearance in the Stanley Kramer production Eight Iron Men. Set during WW II, the film follows the exploits of a small Army squadron, billeted in a bombed-out house on the front lines. Tensions mount as the men attempt to save one of their number, who is trapped behind enemy lines and heavily surrounded. Essentially a single-set film (it was based on A Sound of Hunting, a stage play by Harry Brown), Eight Iron Men works better as a character study than a war flick. Colleano dominates the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This film, from A Sound of Hunting, which was a play by Harry Brown, done in 1945 on Broadway, is a dismally meretricious thing, half of it smoldering dugout drama and the other half cheesecake burlesque."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"A film liked by the critics but never able to find an audience."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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