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Commanded by a determined religious leader called "The Mahdi," 80,000 fierce Sudanese warriors massacre 8,000 untrained, British-led Egyptian troops in the desert, 100 miles beyond Khartoum. British Prime Minister Gladstone learns of the slaughter and tha… View More
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Director Basil Dearden
Starring Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson View More
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Movie Summary

Commanded by a determined religious leader called "The Mahdi," 80,000 fierce Sudanese warriors massacre 8,000 untrained, British-led Egyptian troops in the desert, 100 miles beyond Khartoum. British Prime Minister Gladstone learns of the slaughter and that The Mahdi is determined to claim the great city of Khartoum to prove his divine mission and power. General Charles "Chinese" Gordon is persuaded to try to make peace. He must also find a way to evacuate the Egyptian army defending Khartoum and protect its inhabitants.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Director Basil Dearden
Starring Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson, Alexander Knox, Johnny Sekka, Michael Hordern, Zia Mohyeddin, Marne Maitland
Studio Name MGM
Release Date 1966
VUDU Release Date 11/07/2008
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 136 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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