Mosquito Squadron/633 Squadron/A Bridge Too Far DVD

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Mosquito Squadron (Dir. Boris Sagal 1968): Squadron leader Quint is tasked with leading the elite Mosquito Squadron on a perilous mission to destroy a secret missile factory located deep beneath a French chateau. The Nazi project must be stopped at all costs but the factory chateau contains hundreds of RAF prisoners and the husband of the woman he loves... 633 Squadron (Dir. Walter Grauman 1964): With the fate of Europe still hanging in the balance a disparate bunch of brave Mosquito pilots are ordered on a near suicide low-level mission to destroy a Nazi rocket... fuel depot in Norway... To make the film which was based on a true story a squadron of legendary de Havilland Mosquito fighter-bombers was resurrected from near extinction. Dazzling flying sequences bone-shaking sound and superb special effects help to make this one of the most realistic air combat films ever to reach the screen. A Bridge Too Far (Dir. Richard Attenborough 1977): An epic film that ""re-creates in stunning detail one of the most disastrous battles of World War II"" (The Hollywood Reporter) A Bridge Too Far is a spectacular war picture. Painstakingly recreated on actual battlefield locations and boasting a remarkable cast that includes Sean Connery Anthony Hopkins Sir Laurence Olivier and Robert Redford 'A Bridge Too Far' accurately recaptures the monumental scope excitement and danger behind one of the biggest military gambles in history. In September 1944 flush with success after the Normandy Invasion the Allies confidently launched Operation Market Garden a wild scheme intended to put an early end to the fighting by invading Germany and smashing the Reich's war plants. But a combination of battlefield politics faulty intelligence bad luck and even worse weather led to the disaster beyond the Allies' darkest fear. [show more]

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Released
05 February 2007
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
MGM Entertainment 
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Runtime
350 minutes 
Features
Box set, PAL 
Barcode
5039036030380 
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