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55 Days at Peking (1963)

55 Days at Peking
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Charlton Heston Charlton Heston
Maj. Matt Lewis
Ava Gardner Ava Gardner
Baroness Natalie Ivanoff
David Niven David Niven
Sir Arthur Robertson
Flora Robson Flora Robson
Dowager Empress Tzu-Hsi
John Ireland John Ireland
Sgt. Harry
Harry Andrews Harry Andrews
Father de Bearn
Leo Genn Leo Genn
Gen. Jung-Lu
Robert Helpmann Robert Helpmann
Prince Tuan

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Philip Yordan Philip Yordan
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Release date: 6 May 1963
UPC: 786936147797
Tags: Epic (4), 1963 (4), War (4), Drama (3), Action (3), 1960s (3), China (2), Romance (2), Hollywood (2), History (2), Boxer (1), Charlton Heston (1), Ava Gardner (1), HQ (1), David Niven (1), 60's (1), Allied Artists (1), Boxer Rebellion (1), Epic Saga (1), Usa (1)
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"Period: 1900 Event: Boxer Rebellion in China Historical Figure: Empress Dowager Cixi"

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