The Cockleshell Heroes

  • 1955
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

Major Stringer (Jose Ferrer, who also directed) leads a small group of Royal Marines on a secret raid in which they travel downriver by kayak (two men per) to the docks of Bordeaux to plant mines on Nazi vessels. During the assault, all but two of the men are killed. THE COCKLESHELL HEROES is an intense, exciting war drama with a core of tragedy. Ferrer...read more

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  • Review: Major Stringer (Jose Ferrer, who also directed) leads a small group of Royal Marines on a secret raid in which they travel downriver by kayak (two men per) to the docks of Bordeaux to plant mines on Nazi vessels. During the assault, all but two of the men… (more)

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