Hard Steel (1942)

Film details


Ambitious foreman of a steelworks with promotion becomes a would-be dictator. He antagonises workers, alienates his wife and by his ruthlessness indirectly causes the death of one of his workmen. Seeing what he has become he decides to leave the works as he believes his relations with the workforce will hinder the war effort.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top