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Adventure Matinee: 55 Days at Peking


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Charlton Heston Ava Gardner David Niven
June, 1900. As Major Matt Lewis rides into Peking with a detachment of Marines, he is appalled to see a missionary killed by men wearing the red patched robes of the Boxer rebels.
Within a few days isolated riots have escalated into open war against the city's foreign legations. The fate of China and the prestige of the colonial powers is at stake, as well as the lives of the ambassadors and their families as the siege of the legations intensifies....
Screenplay by philip YORDAN and BERNARD GORDON
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Ava Gardner
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Matt Lewis
Unknown: Philip Yordan
Unknown: Bernard Gordon
Produced By: Samuel Bronston
Directed By: Nicholas Ray
Matt Lewis: Charlton Heston
Natalie Ivanoff: Ava Gardner
Sir Arthur Robertson: David Niven
The Dowager Empress, Tzu Hsi: Flora Robson
Sgt Harry: John Ireland
Fr de Beam: Harry Andrews
General Jung-Lu: Leo Genn
Prince Tuan: Robert Helpmann
Colonel Shiba: Ichizo Itami
Baron Sergei Ivanoff: Kurt Kasznar
Julliard: Philippe Leroy
Dr Steinfeldt: Paul Lukas
Teresa: Lynne Sue Moon
Lady Sarah Robertson: Elizabeth Sellars
Garibaldi: Massimo Serato
Maj Bobrinski: Jacques Sernas
Lt Andy Marshall: Jerome Thor

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Adventure Matinee: 55 Days at Peking

BBC One London, 8 December 1985 15.00

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