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Title of the Film 55 DAYS AT PEKING
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1963
Country of Origin USA
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 154
Length (in meters)  
Colour colour
Genre Drama, history, war
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Samuel Bronston Productions
Producer(s) Samuel Bronston, Michael Waszynski, Alan Brown
Director Nicholas Ray
Cast Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson, Paul Lukas, Martin Miller, Kurt Kasznar, Eric Pohlmann, Walter Gotell, Joseph Furst
Literature Times, 7 May 1963
Kine Weekly, 9 May 1963
New York Times, 30 May 1963
Films and Filming, June 1963
Monthly Film Bulletin, June 1963
Cahiers du Cinema, August 1963
Special notes Music by Dimitri Tiomkin. Second unit director: Andrew Marton.

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