view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Vintage Trucking Movies DVD's - Classic Trucker Shows (37)
The Red Ball Express - DVD - Jeff Chandler - Trucking Adventure / Drama
 

The Red Ball Express - DVD - Jeff Chandler - Trucking Adventure / Drama

Price: $13.86 add to cart     
Feedback: 100%, 86 sales Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: $6.49 (more destinations)
Seller's Country: Canada
Condition: Brand new
Payment with:
August 1944: proceeding with the invasion of France, Patton's Third Army has advanced so far toward Paris that it cannot be supplied. To keep up the momentum, Allied HQ establishes an elite military truck route. One (racially integrated) platoon of this Red Ball Express encounters private enmities, bypassed enemy pockets, minefields, and increasingly perilous missions, leavened by a touch of comedy. Jeff Chandler plays the steely eyed commander of this bunch of formerly civilian truck drivers now chosen as a unit to supply Patton's advancing army with needed fuel, Chandler's job is to weld this disparate bunch into a unit and he succeeds despite a lot of racial tension. The unit is integrated, with Hugh O'Brian (say it ain't so, Wyatt!) as the racist, with Sydney Poitier refusing to take anything from him, and the sergeant (Alex Nicol) who has major prewar Issues. One of the great stories of World War II was the rapid advance across France of Patton's army after the breakout from the Normandy beachhead. He could have never done it without the heroic efforts of the men depicted in this movie. It was Ike's and Patton's secret weapon and this picture an admirable tribute to them.

Region 1 USA and Canada playable.
Other Products from the-trucking-movies-superstore:View all products
HiJack - DVD - Trucker Adventure - Starring: David Janssen - Keenan Wynn
$14.96
Hell Drivers - DVD - Trucking Drama starring Sean Connery
$14.96
The Highway Man Complete Series - 1987- Trucking Drama - 2 DVD Set -Sam J Jones
$28.96
MOONFIRE ! - DVD - Trucking Adventure - NEW - Charles Napier - Sonny Liston
$14.96
Willa - DVD - Lady Trucker Adventure / Drama - Deborah Raffin - Clu Gulager
$14.96
Killing Machine DVD - Charles Napier - Paul LeMat - Trucker Drama
$14.46
Truckin' Buddy McCoy - DVD - Trucking Adventure - NEW - 1982 Terence Knox
$14.82
Smokey and the Hotwire Gang - Trucker Adventure DVD - James Keach - NEW/SEALED
$12.96
Citizens Band - DVD - Trucking Adventure / Paul LeMat - Ed Begley Jr - Charles
$14.96
Coast To Coast - DVD - Trucking Adventure / 1980 - Robert Blake Dyan Cannon
$14.46
Last Updated: 19 Nov 2017 16:40:21 PST home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder