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Where Eagles Dare


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The film of Alistair MacLeans famous adventure story starring
Seven paratroopers, led by a British intelligence officer, are sent on a seemingly impossible mission. They must enter the almost impregnable Nazi stronghold Castle of the Eagles' to rescue a high-ranking American officer.
Their dangerous task is further threatened by a traitor in the group. This Second World War adventure film boasts an ingenious script, spectacular special effects and exciting stunt work.
Directed bBRIAN c. HUTTON. Films: p 16


Unknown: Alistair MacLean
Produced By: Elliott Kastner
Directed By: Brian C. 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 Dlffring
Olaf Christiansen: Donald Houston
Rosemeyer: Ferdy Mayne
Torrance-Smythe: Neil McCarthy
Edward Carraciola: Peter Barkworth
Lee Thomas: William Squire
Sergeant Harrod: Brook Williams
Col Weissner: Victor Beaumont
Heidi: Ingrid Pitt

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