Stanley Baker
Director: Cy Raker Endfield Cast: Stanley Baker
Stanley Baker
, Jack Hawkins
Jack Hawkins
, Ulla Jacobsson
Ulla Jacobsson
Cy Raker Endfield

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Filmed on a grand scale, Zulu is a rousing recreation of the January 22, 1879, siege of Rorke's Drift in Natal, Africa. An army of 4,000 Zulu warriors have already decimated a huge British garrison; now they are on their way to the much smaller Rorke's Drift. A Royal Engineers officer (Stanley Baker) is determined to stand his ground, despite having only a skeleton garrison at his command. His steamroller tactics are constantly at odds with those of a by-the-book lieutenant (Michael Caine), who feels that a retreat is called for, but it becomes clear that if the garrison is to survive, they'd better pay heed. Jack Hawkins and Ulla Jacobsson are also on hand as an idealistic missionary and his somewhat more pragmatic daughter. Richard Burton provides the narration for Zulu, closing the film with the observation that 11 of the 1,344 Victoria Crosses awarded since 1856 were bestowed upon the survivors of Rorke's Drift. Zulu was followed in 1979 by a "prequel," Zulu Dawn.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827632329
Original Release: 1964
Source: Reel Vault
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sales rank: 1,490

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Stanley Baker Lt. John Chard
Jack Hawkins Rev. Otto Witt
Ulla Jacobsson Margareta Witt
James Booth Pvt. Henry Hook
Michael Caine Lt. Gonville Bromhead
Nigel Green Color Sgt. Bourne
Ivor Emmanuel Pvt. Owen
Paul Daneman Sgt. Maxfield
Glynn Edwards Cpl. Allen
Neil McCarthy Pvt. Thomas
Gary Bond Pvt. Cole
Tom Gerrard Lance Corporal
Patrick Magee Surgeon Reynolds
Richard Davies Pvt. 593 Jones
Dafydd Havard Gunner Howarth
Denys Graham Pvt. 716 Jones
Dickie Owen Cpl. Schless
Larry Taylor Hughes
Joe Powell Sgt. Windridge
John Sullivan Stephenson
Harvey Hall Sick Man
Gert Van Den Bergh Adendorf
Dennis Folbigge Commissary Dalton
Kerry Jordan Company Cook
Ronald Hill Bugler
Simon Sabela Dance Leader
David Kerman Pvt. Hitch
Richard Burton Narrator

Technical Credits
Cy Raker Endfield Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Ernest Archer Art Director
Stanley Baker Producer
John Barry Score Composer
Bert Batt Asst. Director
Stephen Dade Cinematographer
John Jympson Editor
Basil Keys Associate Producer
Dudley Lovell Camera Operator
John D. Merriman Production Manager
Arthur Newman Costumes/Costume Designer
Charles Parker Makeup
John Prebble Original Story,Screenwriter
John Sullivan Stunts

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