THE CLASSIC WAR FILM COLLECTION

THE CLASSIC WAR FILM COLLECTION

THE LAST DAYS OF PATTON
starring GEORGE C. SCOTT, EVA MARIE SAINT and RICHARD DYSART directed by DELBERT MANN
One of the most heroic and inspirational leaders of World War Two, General George S. Patton (George C. Scott) is seriously injured in a car accident just a few weeks after the end of the war and is not expected to survive. This is the story of the last few months of the General's life and the Army Medical Corps efforts to save him. As he lies immobile in a hospital bed, surrounded by the pessimistic doctors and his worried wife, he waits for death and reminisces about his happy younger days.

FROM HELL TO VICTORY
starring GEORGE PEPPARD and GEORGE HAMILTON directed by HANK MILESTONE
On August 24th 1939 in a small riverside cafe in France, six old friends vow to reunite on that day each year, however fate has a way of disrupting even the best laid plans. With the outbreak of war the friends find their lives running very different courses as their loyalties and nationalities begin to forge their future. An action-packed tale of war, friendships and family ties.

HITLER'S SS
starring BILL NIGHY and JOHN SHEA directed by JIM GODDARD
This star-studded and gripping drama portrays the rise and fall of the Third Reich through the lives of two brothers who find themselves on opposite sides of the Nazi party. Helmut (Bill Nighy) the brilliant but opportunistic student, and Karl (John Shea) an idealistic athlete both come of age at the dawn of Hitler?s 1930s Germany. Although bound under the Nazi banner and in love with the same woman (Lucy Gutteridge), both brothers have different experience and expectations in the conflict.

BATTLE OF BLOOD ISLAND
starring RICHARD DEVON and Ron KENNEDY directed by JOEL M. RAPP
An amphibious attack by American troops on a South Pacific island meets with a heavy Japanese defence killing all but two survivors, leaving one unable to walk. Isolation, lack of food and a primal fear all begin to take their toll as the months pass and when the realisation of their situation begins to sink in, the men have a new enemy to fight - each other.

DIVE BOMBER
starring ERROL FLYNN and FRED MACMURRAY directed by MICHAEL CURTIZ
The ever-dashing Errol Flynn stars alongside Fred MacMurray in this action packed drama set at the U.S. Naval Air Station in San Diego during the uncertain year of 1941. With war already raging in Europe, U.S. Forces began to prepare for their seemingly inevitable involvement in the conflict. As part of the preparation Naval flight surgeon Lt. Doug Lee (Errol Flynn) is determined to eradicate pilot blackout and altitude sickness, thus handing U.S. pilots an immeasurable advantage. With the initially reluctant help of Lt. Com Joe Blake (Fred MacMurray) the two men risk their own lives in order to find a cure.

AERIAL GUNNER
starring CHESYER MORRIS, ROBERT MITCHUM and RICHARD ARLEN directed by WILLIAM H. PINE
Lieutenant Davis and his stricken aircraft return to base following a successful bombing mission over Japan, only to discover members of his crew are either missing or dead. Recounting in flashbacks the events leading up to the fatal mission, Davis tells of his rivalry with his aerial gunner Sgt "Foxy" Pattis. A dramatic story of envy, revenge and comradeship set against the background of World War Two.

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