Directed by Brian G. Hutton. With Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark. Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding American brigadier general George Carnaby prisoner, but that's not all that's really going on.
- Brian G. Hutton
- 2 min
Where Eagles Dare is a 1968 British Metrocolor World War II action film directed by Brian G. Hutton and starring Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, and Mary Ure.It was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, filmed in Panavision, and shot on location in Austria and Bavaria.
Despite it's improbable and often incomprehensible plot, Where Eagles Dare is an effective World War II action film. Director by Brian Hutton, whose other notable films include Kelly's Heroes (also...
- adventure, war, action
"Where Eagles Dare" is a 1969 action film with a screenplay by the Scottish writer Alistair Maclean, the author of the novels "The Guns of Navarone" and "Ice Station Zebra", both of which became highly successful action-suspense films. "Where Eagles Dare" is set in WW II in the Bavarian Alps, probably in early 1944.
- Action, Adventure
Where eagles dare is a non-stop thrill ride where no one is who they seem to be and everyone has a hidden agenda. It is set in the days just prior to operation Overlord (invasion of Normandy) and follows Major Smith, a British intelligence officer as he infiltrates a Nazi stronghold deep behind enemy lines.
- Alistair MacLean
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This documentary goes on location in the Austrian Alps for the filming of the movie Where Eagles Dare (1968) starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood. Nazi-era Austria during WWII is recreated which evokes strong emotion among the current residents, many of whom are extras in the movie.
Where Eagles Dare IMDB: 7.7 World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general before it's too late.
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