The Night of the Generals

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Peter O Toole and Omar Sharif star in this powerful World War II thriller from director Anatole Litvak (The Snake Pit; Sorry, Wrong Number) about a Nazi general who becomes a serial killer.When a Polish prostitute is brutally murdered in Nazi-occupied... read more
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Peter O Toole and Omar Sharif star in this powerful World War II thriller from director Anatole Litvak (The Snake Pit; Sorry, Wrong Number) about a Nazi general who becomes a serial killer.When a Polish prostitute is brutally murdered in Nazi-occupied Warsaw, her killer is identified only as a German general. For years the crime remains unsolved, until the killer strikes again, bringing this mesmerising mystery to an unforgettable finish.Also starring Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence and Christopher Plummer, and with a score by Maurice Jarre, The Night of the Generals is an all-star thriller from a master of the form, and Eureka Classics is proud to present the film in its UK debut on Blu-ray.

Original Release

02/10/1967

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Cast

Peter O'Toole General Tanz
Omar Sharif Major Grau
Philippe Noiret Inspector Morand
Christopher Plummer Field Marshal Rommel
Howard Vernon Suspect in Erica Muller's Murder (uncredited)
Juliette Greco Juliette (as Juliette Greco)
Tom Courtenay Corporal Hartmann
Donald Pleasence General Kahlenberge
Joanna Pettet Ulrike
Charles Gray General von Seidlitz-Gabler
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Directors

Anatole Litvak

Writers

Joseph Kessel, Paul Dehn, Hans Hellmut Kirst, James Hadley Chase

Cast

Peter O'Toole General Tanz
Omar Sharif Major Grau
Philippe Noiret Inspector Morand
Christopher Plummer Field Marshal Rommel
Howard Vernon Suspect in Erica Muller's Murder (uncredited)
Juliette Greco Juliette (as Juliette Greco)
Tom Courtenay Corporal Hartmann
Donald Pleasence General Kahlenberge
Joanna Pettet Ulrike
Charles Gray General von Seidlitz-Gabler
Nigel Stock Otto
John Gregson Colonel Sandauer
Coral Browne Eleanore von Seidlitz-Gabler
Gordon Jackson Captain Engel
Gérard Buhr Von Stauffenberg
Pierre Mondy Kopatski
Michael Goodliffe Hauser
Harry Andrews Gen. Stulpnagel
Mac Ronay
Pierre Tornade

Producers

Editors

Alan Osbiston

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