The Men

United States, 1950

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Marlon Brando stars as a G.I., made a paraplegic in combat during WWII. Returning home to face the torturous ordeal of rehabilitation, the courage and strength of the soldier are now betrayed by the fear and insecurity of the man who learns he will never walk again. It is the courage and determination of his fiance, Ellen (Theresa Wright), who, fighting his bitterness, social prejudices and the wishes of her parents, forces him to confront the reality of his condition and come to accept the reality of his disability. In characteristic style Brando prepared for his role by actually living with paraplegics in an effort to better understand their problems and challenges.

Credits

director

Fred Zimmerman

producer

Stanley Kramer

production company

Stanley Kramer Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:25:00:00

Colour

Black and White

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/83323--the-men/ |title=The Men |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=11 April 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}