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Theatrical Motion Picture


An authentic World War II story of tough, sprawling action and unusual content, the daring exploits of a special service force of fierce American and Canadian fighters who were to become known to their enemies as "The Devil's Brigade." The key battle sequence is the force's scaling and capture of the German artillery installation at Mt. laDifensa.

Air Date 3/8/68
Total Run Time 128 Mins

Main Credits

Writer William Roberts
Producer David L. Wolper
Director Andrew V. McLaglen
Cinematographer William H. Clothier
Editor William T. Cartwright
Wolper Awards

Full Credit List

Based on the novel by Robert H. Adleman
Based on the novel by Col/ George Walton (U.S.A.R. Ret.)
Writer William Roberts
Producer David L. Wolper
Associate Producer Theodore H. Strauss
Associate Producer Julian Ludwig
Business Administrator Harvey Bernhard
Director Andrew V. McLaglen
Cast Norman Alden
Cast Harry Carey
Cast Richard Dawson
Cast Vince Edwards
Cast Bill Fletcher
Cast William Holden
Cast Paul Horung
Cast Richard Jaeckel
Cast Patric Knowles
Cast Andrew Prine
Cast Michael Rennie
Cast Cliff Robertson
Cast Luke Skew
Cast Jeremy Slate
Cast Tom Stern
Cast Tom Troupe
Cast Jean-Paul Vignon
Cast Jack Watson
Cast Don Megowan
Actress Dana Andrews
Actress Claude Atkins
Actress Gene Fullmer
Actress Carroll O'Connor
Actress Gretchen Wyler
Casting Marvin Page
Production Supervisor Clarence Eurist
Script Supervisor Robert Forrest
Art Director Alfred Sweeney, Jr.
Set Decorator Morris Hoffman
Cinematographer William H. Clothier
Camera Operator Albert Myers
Grip Carl Gibson
Key Grip Carl Gibson
Sound Al Overton-Clem Portman
Wardrobe Ted Tetrick
Wardrobe Edward Lossman
Wardrobe Eugene Martin
Makeup Donald W. Roberson
Editor William T. Cartwright
Assistant Editor George Fredrick
Post Production Supervisor Lawrence E. Neiman
Music Editor Jack Tillar
Sound Effects Editor Ben Smith
Title Design by Don Record
Acknowledgements The United States Department of Defense, The United States Army, The National Guard Bureau, The Canadian Dept. of National Defense and Edpecially the Officers and Men of The Utah Army and Air National Guard. U.S. Technical Advisor Lt. Col. Allen C. Deming, U.S. Army, Canadian Technical Advisor Major Howard MacIntosh, CD, National Guard Advisor Major General Maurice L. Watts, Special Consultant Major General Robert T. Frederick (Ret.), German Technical Advisor Paul Busch
Rare archives and photos from THE DEVIL'S BRIGADE can be found at the David L. Wolper Center at USC
David L. Wolper Center at USC