Black Brigade

Black Brigade

70 mins | War, TV Movie | Jan. 27, 1970

The officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany. Their failure would delay the Allies advance into Germany, thus prolonging the war. These African-Americans a have little military training, but Captain Beau Carter has no choice. He leads the rag-tag and they turn out to be heroic.

Black Brigade

70 mins | War, TV Movie | Jan. 27, 1970

Black Brigade
The officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany. Their failure would delay the Allies advance into Germany, thus prolonging the war. These African-Americans a have little military training, but Captain Beau Carter has no choice. He leads the rag-tag and they turn out to be heroic.
IMDb rating 5.1
Producers Thomas/Spelling Productions
Original title Black Brigade
Directors George McCowan
Writers Aaron Spelling, David Kidd

Cast

Stephen Boyd

as Capt. Beau Carter

Robert Hooks

as Lt. Edward Wallace

Rosey Grier

as Big Jim

Richard Pryor

as Pvt.Jonathan Crunk

Moses Gunn

as Doc Hayes