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Title Bitter victory [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents ; a Paul Graetz production ; produced by Transcontinental Films S.A. and Robert Laffont Productions ; screenplay by Rene Hardy and Nicholas Ray and Gavin Lambert ; directed by Nicholas Ray.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]


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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Columbia Pictures combat classics
Columbia Pictures combat classics.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on the novel Amère Victoire by Rene Hardy.
Cataloged from container.
Credits Director of photography, Michel Kelber ; editor, Leonide Azar ; music, Maurice Le Roux.
Cast Richard Burton, Curt Jurgens, Ruth Roman, Raymond Pellegrin, Sean Kelly.
Summary "Captain Leith and Major Brand [are] a pair of British Army officers assigned to execute a daring commando raid on the Libyan stronghold of General Rommel... Once the operation is underway, Leith must save the day when Brand's cowardice is revealed, thus putting the mission and the lives of the men in jeopardy. As they struggle through the wastes of the Sahara we learn who will live, who will die and what is the price of glory"--Container.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed captioned.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Soldiers -- Drama.
Genre/Form War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Burton, Richard, 1925-1984.
Jürgens, Curd, 1915-1982.
Roman, Ruth, 1922-1999.
Pellegrin, Raymond, 1925-
Kelly, Sean.
Hardy, René, 1911-1987.
Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979.
Lambert, Gavin.
Graetz, Paul.
Hardy, René, 1911-1987 Amère victoire.
Columbia Pictures.
Transcontinental Films.
Robert Laffont Productions (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1404977724
Standard No. 043396106703
Music No. 10670 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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