GenreWar, Drama ProducerBryan Foy CountryUnited States
Release dateNovember 17, 1950 (1950-11-17) WriterJoseph Breen (story), Bernard Girard, Ted Sherdeman CastDavid Brian (Capt. Tom Hale), John Agar (Lt. Joe Mallory), Frank Lovejoy (Sgt. Pete Bell), William Campbell (Cpl. Danny Dominick (as Bill Campbell)), Paul Picerni (Pvt. Edward P. Rojeck), Greg McClure (Pvt. Frank Finley) Similar moviesRelated Lewis Seiler movies
Breakthrough was a 1950 film starring John Agar about an American infantry unit in World War II. Approximately one-third of the film was assembled from preexisting footage.
Captain Hale (David Brian) leads a company of infantrymen from the 1st Infantry Division from the D-Day landings through the Normandy campaign. They resent the presence of a fresh lieutenant Joe Mallory (John Agar).
David Brian as Capt. Tom Hale
John Agar as Lt. Joe Mallory
Frank Lovejoy as Plt. Sgt. Pete Bell
William Campbell as Cpl. Danny Dominick (as Bill Campbell)
Paul Picerni as Pvt. Edward P. Rojeck
Greg McClure as Pvt. Frank Finley
Richard Monahan as Pvt. 'Four-Eff' Nelson
Edward Norris as Sgt. Roy Henderson (as Eddie Norris)