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Sink The Bismarck! (1960) WWII Naval Combat Docudrama In DVD, Video Download or USB Flash Drive Versions

Sink The Bismarck! (1960) WWII Naval Combat Docudrama In DVD, Video Download or USB Flash Drive Versions
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The True Story Of The Pursuit And Destruction Of Nazi Germany's Greatest Battleship!

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Once you've served in a battle later made into a motion picture, you want to be very sure that the depiction of the actions of yourself and your comrades in arms are respectful and accurate. Imagine then the pride that Esmond Knight felt when not only were the exploits of himself and his fellow shipmates of HMS Prince Of Wales celebrated in this film for their part in hunting down and destroying the German Battleship Bismarck, but that he himself was the actor cast to portray the Prince Of Wales' captain during that battle. E. R. Murrow also had much the same pride in making this picture, as he too was cast to portray his own part in the actual events depicted in this historical drama, reliving his broadcasts to the United States as CBS radio's London Correspondant during World War II. This film therefore had many standards to rise to meet, and with the able assistance of these actors along with some of cinema's greatest stars, as well as the excellent contributions made by the greatest special effects artists of the day, the legendary Lydecker brothers, this especially realistic war at sea drama met those standards well, both from a historical and cinematic perspective. (1960, Black & White, Widescreen, 1:37).

Awards:
Nominated, Golden Laurel, Top Action Drama 1960 (4th Place)
Nominated, Directors Guild Of America Award, Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Motion Pictures 1961

Director:
Lewis Gilbert

Writers:
C.S. Forester (Book)
Edmund H. North (Story & Screenplay)

Cast:
Kenneth More...Captain Shepard
Dana Wynter...Anne Davis
Carl Möhner...Captain Lindemann (as Carl Mohner)
Laurence Naismith...First Sea Lord
Geoffrey Keen...A.C.N.S.
Karel Stepanek...Admiral Lutjens
Edward R. Murrow...Himself
Michael Hordern...Commander-in-Chief - 'King George V'
Maurice Denham...Commander Richards
Michael Goodliffe...Captain Banister
Esmond Knight...Captain - 'Prince of Wales'
Jack Watling...Signals Officer
Jack Gwillim...Captain - 'King George V' (as Jack Gwillam)
Mark Dignam...Captain - 'Ark Royal'
Ernest Clark...Captain - 'Suffolk'
John Horsley...Captain - 'Sheffield'

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