|Blood and Steel|
|Directed by||Bernard L. Kowalski|
|Screenplay by||Joseph C. Gilette|
|Produced by||Gene Corman|
|Starring|| John Lupton |
|Edited by||Anthony Carras|
|Music by||Calvin Jackson|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
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It was also known as Condemened Patrol.  
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