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55 Days at Peking


[[Performer~P158788~Samuel Bronston~samuelbronston]] produced this extravagant blockbuster, shot in Super Technirama 70. Nominally directed by [[Performer~P107685~Nicholas Ray~nicholasray]] (who makes a brief appearance as the U.S. ambassador), Ray was taken off the film and replaced by the more pliable directorial touches of [[Performer~P101536~Andrew Marton~andrewmarton]]. [[Performer~P94233~Charlton Heston~charltonheston]] stars as Maj. Matt Lewis, the leader of an army of multinational soldiers who...more