The Steel Helmet
1951, USA, Samuel Fuller, 85 min.
Starring: Gene Evans, Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie
Introduced by Prof. Al Auster
Free ticket with a $7 bar minimum
- Sgt. Zack: “What's that paper on your back for?”
Short Round: “Prayer to Buddha asking him to heal me if I am wounded.”
Sgt. Zack: “Oh, yeah? I thought you forgot to take off the pricetag.”
About the Speaker
Al Auster is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University at Lincoln Center He is the author and co-author of five books. The most recent is American Film and Society Since 1945 (4th edition). He has contributed articles to The Chronicle of Higher Education, Cineaste, The Journal of Popular Film and Television,. and Television Quarterly. He is the Chair of the Sperber Prize Committee, which awards a yearly prize to the best biography or autobiography of a journalist or major media figure.