The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

Director
Tony Richardson

Main cast
Trevor Howard; Vanessa Redgrave; John Gielgud; Harry Andrews; Jill Bennett

Genres
Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War

Description
A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary charge made by the British Light Brigade against a Russian artillery battery in a small valley which resulted in the near-destruction of the brigade due to error of judgement and rash planning on part by the inept British commanders.


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