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WHERE EAGLES DARE
(1969)

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'Where Eagles Dare' is a superior WWII movie, based on the Alistair MacLean novel, who also wrote the script.

Directed by Brian G. Hutton, this British film has a strong cast, including Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern, Ingrid Pitt, Donald Huston, Peter Barkworth, and Robert Beatty.

This movie has some some delicious twists, nice interplay between acting heavyweights Burton & Eastwood, and the bad guys get a hammering. Early examples of girl power from Ms. Ure & Ms. Pitt.

It's 155 minutes long, but remains interesting all the way through. Inspiring music from Ron Goodwin.

- Paul Rance/booksmusicfilmstv.com.

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Where Eagles Dare Main Cast List
Richard Burton as Maj. Jonathan Smith, MC
Clint Eastwood as Lt. Morris Schaffer
Mary Ure as Mary Elison
Patrick Wymark as Col. Wyatt Turner, DSO MC
Michael Hordern as Adm. Rolland
Donald Houston as Capt. James Christiansen
Peter Barkworth as Edward Berkeley
William Squire as Capt. Philip Thomas
Robert Beatty as Gen. George Carnaby
Brook Williams as Sgt. Harrod
Neil McCarthy as Sgt. Jock MacPherson
Vincent Ball as Carpenter
Anton Diffring as SS-Standartenführer Kramer
Ferdy Mayne as Gen. Rosemeyer
Derren Nesbitt as SS-Sturmbannführer Von Hapen
Victor Beaumont as Col. Weissner
Ingrid Pitt as Heidi
John G. Heller as German major (at Zum Wilden Hirsch) (as John Heller)
Guy Deghy as Maj. Wilhelm Wilner
Olga Lowe as Lt. Anne-Marie Kernitser

Directed by Brian G. Hutton

 

 

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Amazon Original 'Where Eagles Dare' Book - on which the film was based

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Product image for ASIN: 0006158048 Where Eagles Dare
Author: Alistair MacLean
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Author: Alistair MacLean

 

 

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