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Under Fire, also known as Dark Valor, is a 1957 American drama film directed by James B. Clark, written by James Landis, and starring Rex Reason, Harry Morgan, Steve Brodie, Peter Walker, Robert Levin and Jon Locke. It was released on September 23, 1957, by 20th Century Fox.[1][2]

Under Fire
Under Fire poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJames B. Clark
Produced byPlato A. Skouras
E.J. Baumgarten
Screenplay byJames Landis
StarringRex Reason
Harry Morgan
Steve Brodie
Peter Walker
Robert Levin
Jon Locke
Music byPaul Dunlap
CinematographyJohn M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Edited byJodie Copelan
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • September 23, 1957 (1957-09-23)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film was produced by Plato A. Skouras, son of 20th Century Fox chairman Spyros Skouras.[3]



  • Rex Reason as Lt. Steve Rogerson
  • Harry Morgan as Sgt. Joseph C. Dusak
  • Steve Brodie as Capt. Linn
  • Peter Walker as Lt. Sarris
  • Robert Levin as Pvt. Pope
  • Jon Locke as Corp. John Crocker
  • Gregory LaFayette as Cpl. Quinn
  • Karl Lukas as Sgt. Hutchins
  • William Allyn as Lt. Karl Stagg
  • Frank Gerstle as Col. Dundee
  • Tom McKee as Capt. O'Mar
  • George Chakiris as Pvt. Steiner


Filming started in June 1957.[4] The same team later made Sierra Baron, and Villa!!


  1. ^ "Under Fire (1957) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-09-19.
  2. ^ "Under Fire". Retrieved 2015-09-19.
  3. ^ UNDER FIRE. (1957, Monthly Film Bulletin, 24, 154. Retrieved from
  4. ^ Schallert, E. (1957, Jun 13). Harvey gets headliner; krueger plans record saga; O'connor in deal. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from

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