Cinema: The New Pictures, Nov. 28, 1955

Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (Sikor; Continental) because its four defenders are dead. Produced in Israel, the film keeps its flag-waving to a commendable minimum while giving a kaleidoscopic record of the savage fighting between Jew and Arab in the 1948 war. The doomed patrol of three men and a Yemenite girl get their stories told in a series of flashbacks. The first and best concerns Edward Mulhare, a Christian Irishman who starts out as a British plainclothesman and ends up serving in the Israeli ranks because of his love for a Jewish girl,...

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