Guns at Batasi

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Guns at Batasi is a 1964 British drama film starring Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson, John Leyton and Mia Farrow. The film was based on the 1962 novel The Siege of Battersea by Robert Holles and was directed by John Guillermin. read more

Guns at Batasi is a 1964 British drama film starring Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson, John Leyton and Mia Farrow. The film was based on the 1962 novel The Siege of Battersea by Robert Holles and was directed by John Guillermin. Although the action is set in an overseas colonial military outpost during the last days of the British Empire in East Africa, the production was made at Pinewood Studios in the United Kingdom.

Original Release

09/25/1964

Cast

Richard Attenborough Regimental Sgt. Major Lauderdale
Jack Hawkins Colonel Deal / CO Deal
Flora Robson Miss Barker-Wise
John Leyton Private Wilkes
Mia Farrow Karen Eriksson
Percy Herbert Colour Sgt. Ben Parkin
David Lodge Sgt. 'Muscles' Dunn
Graham Stark Sgt. 'Dodger' Brown
Bernard Horsfall Sgt. 'Schoolie' Prideaux
John Meillon Sgt. 'Aussie' Drake
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Guillermin

Writers

Robert Holles, Leo Marks, Marshall Pugh, C.M. Pennington-Richards

Cast

Richard Attenborough Regimental Sgt. Major Lauderdale
Jack Hawkins Colonel Deal / CO Deal
Flora Robson Miss Barker-Wise
John Leyton Private Wilkes
Mia Farrow Karen Eriksson
Percy Herbert Colour Sgt. Ben Parkin
David Lodge Sgt. 'Muscles' Dunn
Graham Stark Sgt. 'Dodger' Brown
Bernard Horsfall Sgt. 'Schoolie' Prideaux
John Meillon Sgt. 'Aussie' Drake
Earl Cameron Captain Abraham
Errol John Lieut. Boniface
Cecil Parker Fletcher
Horace James Corporal Abou
Patrick Holt Captain
Alan Browning Adjutant
Richard Bidlake Lieutenant
Joseph Layode Archibong Shaw
Ric Hutton Russell

Producers

Editors

Max Benedict

1965 Golden Globe Most Promising Newcomer - Female Won
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