Series: This Is Your Theatre
THE DIRTY DOZEN (1967): During World War II, roguish Major Reisman (Lee Marvin) is given a dangerous mission: to train a team of soldiers to parachute across enemy lines and assassinate German personnel at a French chateau. The soldiers at his disposal have been recruited from murderers, rapists, and criminals on death row, promised commuted sentences in exchange for their service. Despite their checkered pasts, the twelve men come together as a spirited and courageous unit, ready to take on their mission. Directed by Robert Aldrich (KISS ME DEADLY, WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?).
Our May This Is Your Theatre winner is Robert Aldrich's classic wartime thriller, THE DIRTY DOZEN!