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55 Days at Peking

3 Ratings: 4.3
A movie directed by Nicholas Ray.

In 1900 Peking, Boxer fanatics are encouraged by the Empress to take over the city and besiege the international diplomatic quarter. @Imported from Korea. (Some DVDs Have Korean Description on Cover) @Some DVDs Have Several Languages & Subtitles. … see full wiki

Director: Nicholas Ray
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: January 1, 1963
4 reviews about 55 Days at Peking
Quick Tip by . September 02, 2010
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As a retired army officer and an adjunct history professor I thought it was important to review what I consider the best war movies depicting the challenges of leadership and the command of men.   "55 Days In Peking" is one of the best movies at depicting how good leaders U.S. Marine major Matt Lewis (Charlton Heston, and British Ambassador Sir Arthur Robinson (David Niven), must also often times be good diplomats.  Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen …
Quick Tip by . August 13, 2010
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Sometimes a good military leader must be a good diplomat" As a retired army officer and an adjunct history professor I thought it was important to review what I consider the best war movies depicting the challenges of leadership and the command of men. "55 Days In Peking" is one of the best movies at depicting how good leaders U.S. Marine major Matt Lewis (Charlton Heston, and British Ambassador Sir Arthur Robinson (David Niven), must also often times be good diplomats. Diplomats, …
review by . August 13, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Sometimes a good military leader must be a good diplomat
As a retired army officer and an adjunct history professor I thought it was important to review what I consider the best war movies depicting the challenges of leadership and the command of men.   "55 Days In Peking" is one of the best movies at depicting how good leaders U.S. Marine major Matt Lewis (Charlton Heston, and British Ambassador Sir Arthur Robinson (David Niven), must also often times be good diplomats.  Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen …
review by . June 27, 2009
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Just watched this movie again last night, and it never fails to grab me. 55 DAYS AT PEKING was arguably the best of the star-studded epics churned out by Bronston Studios in the 1960s. This historical adventure takes it's cue from the 55-day siege of Peking during the bloodthirsty Boxer Rebellion.    Charlton Heston and David Niven lead the charge, with Ava Gardner on hand to lend the glamour as a penniless Russian baroness. The movie is also noteworthy for a sweeping Dimitri …
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