Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare

Richard Burton
Director: Brian G. Hutton Cast: Richard Burton
Richard Burton
, Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
, Mary Ure
Mary Ure
Brian G. Hutton

DVD (Wide Screen / Repackaged)

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Overview

An expensive but enormously profitable war picture, Where Eagles Dare centers upon a daring rescue and even more daring escape. Disguised as Nazi officers, commandoes Maj. John Smith (Richard Burton), Lt. Morris Schaffer Clint Eastwood and six other courageous souls parachute behind enemy lines. Their mission: to rescue an American general, held captive in a supposedly impenetrable Alpine castle. Aiding and abetting the commandoes are Allied undercover agents Mary (Mary Ure) and Heidi (Ingrid Pitt). Also on hand is a British officer (Patrick Wymark), who masterminded the mission. Somewhere, somehow, someone amongst the Allies is going to turn out to be a traitor. There's also a neat plot twist in store when the commandoes manage to reach the American general -- which leads to yet another twist. The vertigo-inducing climax has made Where Eagles Dare one of the most sought-after of "early" Eastwood starring features. The film was written directly for the screen by espionage novelist Alistair MacLean.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/01/2010
UPC: 0883929107605
Original Release: 1968
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 2:35:00
Sales rank: 4,713

Special Features

Vintage featurette on location: Where Eagles Dare; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Richard Burton John Smith
Clint Eastwood Lt. Morris Schaffer
Mary Ure Mary Ellison
Michael Hordern Vice Adm. Rolland
Patrick Wymark Wyatt Turner
Robert Beatty Cartwright-Jones
Anton Diffring Col. Kramer
Donald Houston Olaf Christiansen
William Squire Lee Thomas
Brook Williams Sgt. Harrod
Victor Beaumont Col. Weissner
Ingrid Pitt Heidi
Richard Beale Telephone Orderly
Ivor Dean German Officer
Lyn Kennington German Woman
Nigel Lambert Young German Soldier
Michael Rooney Radio Operator
Ernst Walder Airport Control Officer
Neil McCarthy Torrance-Smythe
Ferdinand "Ferdy" Mayne Rosemeyer, German Officer
Peter Barkworth Berkeley
Vincent Ball Carpenter
Derren Nesbitt Maj. von Hapen
Philip Stone Sky Tram Operator

Technical Credits
Brian G. Hutton Director
Colin Brewer Asst. Director
Yakima Canutt Stunts
Patrick Clayton Asst. Director
Doug Goodwin Musical Direction/Supervision
Ron Goodwin Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Arthur Ibbetson Cinematographer
John Jympson Editor
Elliott Kastner Producer
Chris Kenny Asst. Director
Alistair MacLean Original Story,Screenwriter
Peter Mullins Art Director
Richard Parker Special Effects
Arthur Taksen Set Decoration/Design

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Where Eagles Dare
1. Mountainous Credits [3:01]
2. Damned Important Job [5:15]
3. Parachute Drop [3:55]
4. One Man Down [3:39]
5. Rendezvous [4:22]
6. Castle View [4:23]
7. Our Best Agent [2:07]
8. Strictly Army Matter [4:07]
9. Infiltration [3:54]
10. The Major's Business [3:52]
11. Carefully Arranged [3:58]
12. Second Man Down [1:31]
13. Better Chance Outside [3:19]
14. Car Trouble [4:05]
15. Rank Defiance [4:48]
16. Live Wire [2:35]
17. Wheels For an Escape [1:39]
18. Hitching a Ride [5:45]
19. Above it All [4:22]
20. Scaling the Wall [3:35]
21. Quick Radio Room Work [4:15]
22. Gen. Carnaby [2:14]
23. Things to Talk About [:24]
24. Enter Schmidt [2:58]
25. Divulging the Plot [2:02]
26. Working With Both Sides [6:30]
27. The Upper Hand [3:01]
28. Fistfuls of Dynamite [4:15]
29. Corridor Siege [4:40]
30. Castlewide Chaos [4:24]
31. Slipping Out [4:58]
32. Schaffer Overpowered [3:23]
33. Cable Car Clash [4:48]
34. Four Going Down [3:36]
35. Wet at the Bottom [4:53]
36. Express Escape Bus [2:34]
37. Booby-Trap Road [3:37]
38. Bridge Disposal [2:03]
39. A Plane to Catch [3:32]
40. Missing Name [5:26]
41. His Long Drop [2:37]
42. Cast List [3:38]

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