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Where Eagles Dare

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Wartime adventure with a screenplay by Alistair MacLean, adapted from his novel, and starring Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood

An elite group of Allied commandos, led by a British intelligence officer, are sent on a seemingly impossible mission. They must find a way into the almost impregnable
Nazi stronghold "Castle of the Eagles" high in the Bavarian Alps and rescue a high ranking American officer.
(1969)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62

Contributors

Screenplay: Alistair MacLean
Director: Brian G Hutton
Maj John Smith: Richard Burton
Lt Morris Schaffer: Clint Eastwood
Mary Ellison: Mary Ure
Vice Admiral Rolland: Michael Hordern
Col Wyatt Turner: Patrick Wymark
Cartwright-Jones: Robert Beatty
Col Kramer: Anton Diffring
Olaf Christiansen: Donald Houston
Berkeley: Peter Barkworth
Lee Thomas: William Squire

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