Battle Circus is a 1953 film directed by Richard Brooks, who also wrote the screenplay. It stars Humphrey Bogart and June Allyson, and costars Keenan Wynn and Robert Keith. The film is set in Korea during the Korean War. Bogart plays a surgeon and commander of Mobile Army Surgical Hospital 66, with Allyson playing a newly-arrived nurse. The background and linkage scenes often feature actual Korean War footage. According to Brooks , the film was originally called MASH, a title rejected by MGM because the studio thought people would think the film had something to do with potatoes. Brooks...
|Release date:||March 6, 1953|
|Directed by:||Richard Brooks|
|Producer:||Pandro S. Berman|
|Music by:||Lennie Hayton|
|Screenplay by:||Richard Brooks, Allen Rivkin, Laura Kerr|