The Lost Command

Starring: Anthony Quinn Director: Mark Robson
The Lost Command
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1966
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.35
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Stereo - English
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    • Trailers
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Selection
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Product Description:

This action-packed war film follows the adventures of a group of paratroopers in the French army. Leading the soldiers is Pierre Raspeguy (Anthony Quinn), a tough peasant who has risen through the ranks to become a lieutenant colonel. The troop first heads off to Indochina, where French forces suffer a big defeat at Dien Bien Phu. Soon, the men are sent off to Algeria, whose citizens are waging a fierce guerrilla war against French rule. Not all of the servicemen, however, support their country's decisions -- including Algerian-born Mahidi (George Segal), who deserts his comrades after his parents are murdered during the fighting.

Plot Synopsis:

A hard-headed officer, determined to become a hero at any cost, leads his defeated French army out of Indochina, to learn he's been relieved of command. Given another chance he launches a bloody battle against an Arab terrorist.

Plot Keywords:

Action | Terrorism | Theatrical Release | War

Production Notes:

  • Released theatrically in the USA September 14, 1966.
  • Shot in Panavision on location in Spain. Color by Technicolor.
  • Additional cast: Maurice Sarfati (Merle), Jean-Claude Bercq (Orsini), and Jean Paul Moulinot (DeGuyot).

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  • Sales Rank: 14,224
  • UPC: 043396077393
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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