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Author: Joseph Losey; Dirk Bogarde; Tom Courtenay; Leo McKern; VCI Entertainment (Firm),
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], Tulsa, OK : VCI Entertainment [2014?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this stirring anti-war film set during WWI, a tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been accused of desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves is convinced this young man should be executed. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Losey; Dirk Bogarde; Tom Courtenay; Leo McKern; VCI Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 878150459
Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from web page.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Extras: Trailers ; Campbell's kingdom ; Agent 8 and three quarters ; Dirk Bogarde promo.
Credits: Music, Larry Adler.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster, Peter Copley.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, all regions, NTSC, widescreen (1.66:1); Dolby digital.
Responsibility: director, Joseph Losey.

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In this stirring anti-war film set during WWI, a tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been accused of desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves is convinced this young man should be executed. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad.

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