1956

Soldiers
7.4

Soldiers

Dec. 06, 1956

Soldiers

Set in Russia during the Battle of Stalingrad in the Second World War. The war is shown through the eyes of simple soldiers, who are dreaming ...
Friendly Persuasion
7.4

Friendly Persuasion

Nov. 25, 1956

Friendly Persuasion

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It’s not easy for them ...
A Man Escaped
8.3

A Man Escaped

Nov. 11, 1956

A Man Escaped

A captured French Resistance fighter during World War II engineers a daunting escape from prison.
The Rack
6.8

The Rack

Nov. 02, 1956

The Rack

Captain Edward Hall returns to the USA after two years in a prison camp in the korean war. In the camp he was brainwashed and helped the Chinese ...
Between Heaven and Hell
6.6

Between Heaven and Hell

Sam Gifford remembers : In prewar years he was an arrogant southern cotton plantation owner, married to the daughter of a colonel. At the ...
Toward the Unknown
6.5

Toward the Unknown

Sep. 27, 1956

Toward the Unknown

The story of a US Air Force major who was captured during the Korean War, and cracked signing a confession. After his release he ultimately ...
Attack
7.4

Attack

Sep. 19, 1956

Attack

At the end of World War II, a National Guard infantry company must set up artillery observation posts in a strategic area. Lt. Costa (Jack ...
A Hill in Korea
6.2

A Hill in Korea

Sep. 18, 1956

A Hill in Korea

Based on real events, A Hill in Korea charts the fortunes of a small group of British soldiers serving in the Korean War. Out on a routine ...
Embajadores en el infierno
6.0

Embajadores en el infierno

Spanish right-wingers equally devoted to Catholic religion and Franco dictatorship, go soldiering as volunteers with the Germans when these ...
War and Peace
6.8

War and Peace

Aug. 21, 1956

War and Peace

Napoleon’s tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of ...
Away All Boats
6.3

Away All Boats

Aug. 16, 1956

Away All Boats

The story of USS ‘Belinda’, a U.S. naval ship, and its crew during the battle of the Pacific 1943-1945, as it prepares for action and ...
Hold Back the Night
6.5

Hold Back the Night

Jul. 29, 1956

Hold Back the Night

A Marine officer (John Payne) goes through Korea with the bottle of Scotch that his wife (Mona Freeman) gave him in the last war.
Valley of Peace
7.7

Valley of Peace

Jul. 23, 1956

Valley of Peace

When the planes bombed a Slovene town, a Slovene boy and a German girl set on a journey towards the valley, in which there is no war. On their ...
Don’t Look Back, My Son
7.3

Don’t Look Back, My Son

Engineer and leftist illegal Neven Novak runs away from a train in which Ustashas transport their prisoners to the prison camp Jasenovac. He ...
The Hidden One
7.1

The Hidden One

Jun. 09, 1956

The Hidden One

Judging by the number of times it has shown up on Spanish-language cable TV, La escondida is one of the most popular and best beloved of the ...
D-Day the Sixth of June
6.0

D-Day the Sixth of June

En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.
Screaming Eagles
5.7

Screaming Eagles

May. 27, 1956

Screaming Eagles

A group of young soldiers parachute into France in preparation for D-Day.
They Were the First
6.9

They Were the First

May. 15, 1956

They Were the First

1918. Anxious in Petrograd. Increasingly compressed around the revolutionary city of the enemy ring. Go to the front working shelves. The ...
The First Echelon
6.6

The First Echelon

Apr. 29, 1956

The First Echelon

In one of the steppe regions of Kazakhstan arrives on Komsomol youth squad. Severe frosts, spring mud flows, exhausting work than their specialty ...
The Man Who Never Was
7.4

The Man Who Never Was

Mar. 15, 1956

The Man Who Never Was

The true story of a British effort to trick the Germans into weakening Sicily’s defenses before the 1943 attack. A dead soldier is dressed ...
A Town Like Alice
7.2

A Town Like Alice

Mar. 01, 1956

A Town Like Alice

In 1941, The advancing Japanese army captures a lot of British territory very quickly. The men are sent off to labor camps, but they have no plan ...
Private’s Progress
6.6

Private’s Progress

Feb. 17, 1956

Private’s Progress

Stanley Windrush has to interrupt his university education when he is called up towards the end of the war. He quickly proves himself not to be ...
Battle Stations
5.9

Battle Stations

Feb. 01, 1956

Battle Stations

The crew of a U.S. Navy ship in World War II goes into battle against the Japanese fleet.
The Burmese Harp
8.1

The Burmese Harp

Jan. 21, 1956

The Burmese Harp

In the War’s closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he ...