55 Days at Peking (1963)

NR 05/28/1963 (US) History 2h 34m

A handful of men and women held out against the frenzied hordes of bloodthirsty fanatics!

Overview

Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, delayed relief and tacit support of the Boxers by the Empress of China and her generals.

  1. Guy Green

    Director

  2. Nicholas Ray

    Director

  3. Philip Yordan

    Screenplay

  4. Bernard Gordon

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston

    Maj. Matt Lewis

  2. Ava Gardner

    Ava Gardner

    Baroness Natalie Ivanoff

  3. David Niven

    David Niven

    Sir Arthur Robertson

  4. Burt Kwouk

    Burt Kwouk

    Old Man (voice)

  5. Flora Robson

    Flora Robson

    Dowager Empress Tzu-Hsi

  6. John Ireland

    John Ireland

    Sgt. Harry

  7. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews

    Father de Bearn

  8. Leo Genn

    Leo Genn

    Gen. Jung-Lu

  9. Robert Helpmann

    Robert Helpmann

    Prince Tuan

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Full Cast & Crew

55 Days at Peking
55 Days at Peking

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $17,000,000.00

Revenue $10,000,000.00

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