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King Rat

Author: James WoolfBryan ForbesGeorge SegalTom CourtenayJames FoxAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1991]
Series: Columbia classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Woolf; Bryan Forbes; George Segal; Tom Courtenay; James Fox; James Clavell; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1404905650 9781404905658
OCLC Number: 52172233
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on a novel by James Clavell.
Not rated.
Includes interactive menu of special features.
Credits: Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, Walter Thompson ; music composed and conducted by John Barry.
Cast: George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, Patrick O'Neal, Denholm Elliott, James Donald, Todd Armstrong, John Mills.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 135 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: DVD format.
Series Title: Columbia classics.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Corporation ; produced by James Woolf ; written for the screen and directed by Bryan Forbes.

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In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors.

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