Ep 122: The Steel Helmet (1951)

Episode 122

8th May 2020

Does this film give a first glimpse of what the Korean War looked like, or is it an even bigger stare at American culture in the 1950s? On today’s episode Adam, Ben, and John forgot to take off the price tag—while reviewing this 1951 drama.

Episode notes

Does this film give a first glimpse of what the Korean War looked like, or is it an even bigger stare at American culture in the 1950s? On today’s episode Adam, Ben, and John forgot to take off the price tag—while reviewing this 1951 drama.

The introduction for today’s episode was The Soldiers, by William Childress

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Next Film: Fixed Bayonets (1951)

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John Roderick, Adam Pranica, and Benjamin Ahr Harrison are exploring titles from the entire history of cinema about every war, big and bigger. They discuss filmmaking, geopolitical history, nerd out about uniforms and equipment, and crack wise the entire time. To the victor go the spoiler alerts!

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