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Michael Caine
Stanley Baker Jack Hawkins
1879: Cetewayo, ruler of the Zulu kingdom, inflicts a heavy defeat upon the British army at Isandhlwana and marches towards the small garrison of Rorke's Drift. Two officers desperately rally their meagre forces: eight officers and 97 men against 4,000 Zulus.
Director Cy Endfield


Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Stanley Baker
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Lt Gonville Bromhead: Michael Caine
Lt John Chard, RE: Stanley Baker
Rev Otto Witt: Jack Hawkins
Margareta Witt: Ulla Jacobsson
Private Henry Hook: James Booth
Colour-Sergeant Bourne: Nigel Green
Private Owen: Ivor Emmanuel
Sergeant Maxfield: Paul Daneman

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