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Well subtitledThe Battle of the River Plate (1956)

Region: (unknown)
UPC/Barcode: 5037115041432
Released: 17th March 2003
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: (unknown)
Catalogue No: 3711504143
Category: Feature, War
Format: DVD / Special Edition
The Battle of the River Plate (1956) (Special Edition) (Retail / Rental)

Subtitles:

Well subtitled This DVD title is well subtitled - all or nearly all extras have English subtitles. [explanation]

Claimed subtitles: (unknown)

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Submitted by baldbilluk on 20th February 2006:
Well subtitled"Make sure that you have the version with the correct catalogue number and barcode as a previous version of this film has a similar box and does not come with subtitles so as forewarned please check both numbers. There was only the film to be viewed (no extra features) and it has English subtitles for hearing impaired. Happy viewing!!!!!"

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Film information

Based on: A true story

Story: The penultimate film from the celebrated teaming of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger ('Black Narcissus', 'A Matter of Life and Death') tells the true story of the famous 1939 naval battle. Hans Langsdorff (Peter Finch) is captaining the crack German battleship Graf Spee through the South Atlantic, unaware that a small number of lightweight British battle cruisers are hot on his trail. When the British cruisers manage to trap the powerful German ship in the Uruguayan harbour of Montevideo, they attempt to trick Langsdorff into believing that an entire battle fleet is waiting to destroy his vessel at sea.

Starring: John Gregson, Peter Finch, Anthony Quayle, Bernard Lee, Anthony Bushell, Andrew Cruickshank, Michael Goodliffe, Ian Hunter, Peter Illing, Christopher Lee, Jack Gwillim, Lionel Murton, Roger Delgado, William Squire

Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Music by: Brian Easdale

Produced by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Written by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

DVD information

Studio/distributor: ITV DVD

Other releases of this film

The Battle of the River Plate (1956) (Deleted)
The Battle of the River Plate (1956) (Widescreen) (Deleted)