Re-enactment of the events surrounding the voyage in April 1949 of the Royal Navy frigate Amethyst along the Yangtse river, and the attempts of its crew to get vital supplies to a British Embassy isolated in civil war-riven China. Commander J.S. Kieran (Richard Todd) is forced to brave Communist artillery along the 140-mile stretch to freedom, losing many men en route.
Show moreDirector: Michael AndersonProducer: Herbert WilcoxWriter: Eric AmblerMusic: Leighton LucasActors: Richard Todd, William Hartnell, Akim Tamiroff, Donald Houston, Keye Luke, Sophie Stewart, Robert Urquhart, James Kenney, Barry Foster
- Richard Todd
- United Kingdom
- UK Certification
- Based On
- A true story
- Region 2
- Elevation Sales
- Films cinema|Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- Publication Date
- 16 Mar 2009
- Catalogue No
- Michael Anderson
- Herbert Wilcox
- Eric Ambler
- Leighton Lucas
- Year of Release
- Number of Items
- 1 disc(s)
- Media Format
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