• Battle Hell (1956)

Battle Hell

Release Date: 1956

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

In 1949, the British warship H.M.S. Amethyst is respectfully making its way down China's Yangtze River when its passage is unexpectedly blocked by a contingent of the Communist Chinese. From shore batteries, the Chinese troops fire on the Amethyst. With the British government snared in bureaucratic red tape, the ship's captain, Lieutenant Commander Kearns (Richard Todd), must figure out a way to maneuver down the Yangtze in the black of night to see his crew to safety.

Cast: Richard Todd, William Hartnell, Akim Tamiroff, Donald Houston, Keye Luke, Sophie Stewart, Robert Urquhart, James Kenny

Director: Michael Anderson

Genres: War

Production Co: Everest Pictures Inc., Wilcox-Neagle

Keywords: Gripping, Escape, 1940s, Underdog, Rousing, Suspenseful

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