[KS] Of War and Remembrance Film Screening @ The Korea Society

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Mon Jun 14 12:45:13 EDT 2010

To commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the outbreak of The Korean War in 1950, The Korea Society has selected a series of American war classics that examine the conflict, and the deep and sometimes unexpected scars left by the legacy of the war. 

Thursday, 17 June 

All the Young Men 
1960, 87 min
Director: Hall Bartlett
Starring Alan Ladd and Sydney Poitier 

Poitier plays a Korean War sergeant commanding a Marine platoon in a performance revealing of racial integration in the American military. 

The Bridges at Toko-Ri 
1954, 107 min
Director: Mark Robson
Starring William Holden and Grace Kelly

>From James Michener's novel, a naval aviator must bomb several fortified bridges during the Korean War. 

Pork Chop Hill 
1959, 98 min
Director: Lewis Milestone
Starring Gregory Peck and Woody Strode 

Famed depiction of the first Battle of Pork Chop Hill between the U.S. Army's 7th Infantry and Communist forces 

Thursday, 25 June

The Steel Helmet 
1951, 84 min
Director: Samuel Fuller
Starring Gene Evans, Robert Hutton, and Steve Brodie 

The first of Korean War films, The Steel Helmet is a Samuel Fuller masterpiece, a portrait of soldiers confronting questions of identity and a gripping tale. 

Battle Hymn 
1957, 109 min
Director: Douglas Sirk
Starring: Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, and Philip Ahn

Rock Hudson as a pilot seeking atonement through training pilots in South Korea and building a shelter for orphans. He seeks to protect the children from danger, fights and confronts his past.


The Korea Society


950 Third Avenue, Eighth Floor


New York, NY

Noh, Kwang Woo

Doctor of Philosophy
Graduate School
College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
1100 Lincoln Drive
Southern Illinois University 
Carbondale IL 62901 USA

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