About the film
world war ii
Attack on the Iron Coast
Release Date: June 05, 1968
|Slogan||:||«They turned a dead ship into a live bomb and sailed it down the throat of the enemy!»|
|Production Companies||:||Oakmont Productions, The Mirisch Company|
|Writers||:||Herman Hoffman, John C. Champion|
Attack on the Iron Coast is a 1967 British-American Oakmont Productions international co-production war film directed by Paul Wendkos in the first of his five picture contract with Mirisch Productions, and starring Lloyd Bridges, Andrew Keir, Sue Lloyd, Mark Eden and Maurice Denham. The film depicts an account of Allied Combined Operations Headquarters commandos executing a daring raid on the German-occupied French coast during the Second World War. The film is based on the commando raid on the French port of St. Nazaire and is reminiscent of the film The Gift Horse. In the United States it was released as a double feature with Danger Route.