55 Days at Peking (1963)

Director
Nicholas Ray; Guy Green

Main cast
Charlton Heston; Ava Gardner; David Niven; Burt Kwouk; Flora Robson

Genres
Action, Drama, History

Description
Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, delayed relief and tacit support of the Boxers by the Empress of China and her generals.


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