Guns at Batasi1964
"Guns at Batasi" (also known as "Cannoni a batasi", "Schüsse in Batasi") is a War/Drama film directed by John Guillermin, released on November 16 of 1964 in the USA . Richard Attenborough is starring, alongside Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson, John Leyton, Mia Farrow and Cecil Parker.
Outnumbered A Hundred to One - Yet Fighting Like a Thousand Heroes in a Hell Spot Called Batasi!
Who directed "Guns at Batasi":
Guns at Batasi was directed by John Guillermin, an English director, writer, and producer.
Before making Guns at Batasi, John Guillermin had directed Tarzan Goes to India, released in 1962, Waltz of the Toreadors (1962), Never Let Go (1960), The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960), Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959), and I Was Monty's Double (1958). Since, he directed The Blue Max, released in 1966, P.J. (1968), House of Cards (1968), The Bridge at Remagen (1969), El Condor (1970), and Shaft in Africa (1973).
When was "Guns at Batasi" released:
Guns at Batasi was first released in the United States on Monday, November 16, 1964.. This was fifty-five (55) years ago.
It has been released on September, 1964 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, October 30, 1964 in Germany.
What is the casting of "Guns at Batasi":
At the casting of Guns at Batasi we find Richard Attenborough, previously seen in Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964) and The Third Secret (1964); Jack Hawkins (The Third Secret (1964), Zulu (1964)); Flora Robson (Murder at the Gallop (1963), 55 Days at Peking (1963)) [ more... ]
- Richard Attenborough, Graham Stark, David Lodge and Patrick Holt can also be seen in The Magic Christian, released in 1969.
- Richard Attenborough, Cecil Parker and Patrick Holt also appeared together in The Magic Box, released in 1951.
- Richard Attenborough, John Leyton and David Lodge also appeared together in I'm All Right Jack, released in 1959.
- Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins and David Lodge can also be seen in The League of Gentlemen, released in 1960.
- Graham Stark, Percy Herbert and David Lodge can also be seen in Casino Royale, released in 1967.
- David Lodge and Jack Hawkins, Cecil Parker also worked together in Oh! What a Lovely War, released in 1969.
- Patrick Holt and Cecil Parker, David Lodge can be seen in I Was Monty's Double, released in 1958.
What is the Storyline of "Guns at Batasi":
A group of veteran British sergeants, headed by an ultra-correct, order-barking Regimental Sergeant Major, are caught between two dissident factions in an unnamed newly-created African state (most likely Kenya, since the character of RSM Lauderdale mentions that the Turkana people live in the north, which is where they live in Kenya. The African soldiers also speak amongst themselves in Kiswahili, the lingua franca of the region). The story neatly exposes the feelings of the professional NCOs, their [...]
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