About the film
How the Steel Was Tempered
Release Date: September 28, 1942
|Production Companies||:||Dovzhenko Film Studios, Turkmenfilm (USSR)|
|Writers||:||Mark Donskoy, Nikolai Ostrovsky|
This literary adaptation was one of only two films made during World War II on the subject of the Civil War following the Bolshevik Revolution, as attention by filmmakers and viewers shifted away from past history and toward the current conflict.