Starring Charlton Heston, Maximilian Schell
with Kathryn Hays, Leslie Nielsen
Belgium, 1944: during the Battle of the Bulge, a symphony orchestra entertaining American servicemen is captured by a German Panzer division under orders to shoot all prisoners.
The executions are prevented by the intervention of General Schiller, an avid music lover who offers to spare the orchestra if its conductor Lionel Evans will agree to conduct a concert for him. Evans, however, refuses....
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