• The Heroes of Telemark (1965)

The Heroes of Telemark

Release Date: 1965

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2007

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary

In this fact-based film, as Axis and Allied scientists race to create the first atomic bomb, British Intelligence receives shocking news of significant breakthroughs at a Nazi facility in occupied Norway. The British work with Norwegian Resistance head Knut Straud (Richard Harris) and distinguished physicist Dr. Rolf Pederson (Kirk Douglas) to plan an urgent response. As a Norwegian team headed by Straud struggles to stop Nazi science in its tracks, a civilian hostage situation erupts.

Cast: Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave, Mervyn Johns, Eric Porter

Director: Anthony Mann

Genres: War , Drama

Production Co: Benton Film Productions

Keywords: 1940s , Quest , Suspenseful , Underdog , England ,