Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

U 02/11/1960 (US) ActionDramaHistoryWar 1h 37m

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Overview

The story of the breakout of the German battleship Bismarck—accompanied by the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen—during the early days of World War II. The Bismarck and her sister ship, Tirpitz, were the most powerful battleships in the European theater of World War II. The British Navy must find and destroy Bismarck before it can escape into the convoy lanes to inflict severe damage on the cargo shipping which was the lifeblood of the British Isles. With eight 15 inch guns, it was capable of destroying every ship in a convoy while remaining beyond the range of all Royal Navy warships.

  1. Edmund H. North

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Lewis Gilbert

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kenneth More

    Kenneth More

    Captain Jonathan Shepard

  2. Dana Wynter

    Dana Wynter

    WRNS Second Officer Anne Davis

  3. Carl Möhner

    Carl Möhner

    Captain Lindemann - 'Bismarck'

  4. Laurence Naismith

    Laurence Naismith

    First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Dudley Pound

  5. Geoffrey Keen

    Geoffrey Keen

    Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (A.C.N.S.)

  6. Karel Stepanek

    Karel Stepanek

    Admiral Lutjens - 'Bismarck'

  7. Michael Hordern

    Michael Hordern

    Admiral Sir John Tovey, Commander-in-Chief - 'King George'

  8. Maurice Denham

    Maurice Denham

    Commander Richards

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Sink the Bismarck!
Sink the Bismarck!

Status Released

Original Language English

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