The Tanks Are Coming (1951 film)

The Tanks Are Coming is a 1951 war film directed by D. Ross Lederman and starring Steve Cochran and Philip Carey.

The Tanks Are Coming
Original film poster
Directed byD. Ross Lederman
Lewis Seiler
Produced byBryan Foy
Written bySamuel Fuller (story)
Robert Hardy Andrews
StarringSteve Cochran
Philip Carey
Mari Aldon
Music byWilliam Lava
CinematographyEdwin B. DuPar
Warren Lynch
Edited byJames Moore
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
October 31, 1951 (1951-10-31)
Running time
90 min
CountryUnited States

During World War II in 1944, Saint-Lô, France, five tanks of the 3rd Armored Division attempt to pierce the Siegfried Line.[1][2] The story is set after the breakout from Normandy.



  1. "The Tanks Are Coming". Turner Classic Movies.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-20. Retrieved 2011-05-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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