Khartoum (1966)

Director
Basil Dearden; Eliot Elisofon

Main cast
Charlton Heston; Laurence Olivier; Richard Johnson; Ralph Richardson; Alexander Knox

Genres
Adventure, Drama, War, History, Action

Description
English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by Prime Minister Gladstone. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, General Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under threat of being conquered by a Muslim army.


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