Sweeping historical epic set in Africa during the 1880s, focusing on the rivalry between enigmatic British general Charles "Chinese" Gordon (Charlton Heston) and the fierce Moslem leader known as "the Mahdi" (Laurence Olivier). Large-scale battle scenes and superlative acting highlight this intelligent, exciting saga. With Sir Ralph Richardson and Richard Johnson. 134 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby stereo, Spanish; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer. NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Original Screenplay
- Historical & War
- Basil Dearden
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson, Alexander Knox, Johnny Sekka, Michael Hordern, Zia Mohyeddin, Nigel Green, Hugh Williams, Douglas Wilmer, Edward Underdown, Alec Mango, George Pastell, Peter Arne, Alan Tilvern, Michael Anthony, Marne Maitland, Jerome Willis, Ralph Michael, Leo Genn