The New Pictures, Apr. 30, 1945

Counter-Attack (Columbia) has its off moments, but they do not keep it from being an absorbing and notable picture. Its story: a Russian paratrooper (Paul Muni) and a Partisan girl (Marguerite Chapman), seeking vital data about the location of enemy troops, are trapped with eight German soldiers in the basement of a shelled factory. The two Russians are armed, and they have lantern light and candles enough to last perhaps a week. An initialed German revolver leads them to suspect that an officer, who would have the information they seek, is hiding in...

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