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Where Eagles Dare (1968) was a War - Drama Film directed by Brian G. Hutton and produced by Elliott Kastner, Jerry Gershwin and Denis Holt.

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The British Invaders Blogathon: WHERE EAGLES DARE

By Dan Day Jr. on Aug 1, 2015 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Does the 1969 movie WHERE EAGLES DARE qualify as a British film? Well, the man who is running this blogathon says it does. Most of the film was shot at MGM's British Studios in Borehamwood, England. Much of the cast & crew of WHERE EAGLES DARE were British. But more importantly the movie is par... Read full article


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Heidi: Better lock the door.


Heidi: [to Mary Ellison disguised as "Maria Schenk"] My dear cousin Maria, you came after all.


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Alistair MacLean wrote the script and novel simultaneously over a period of six weeks. For this reason the movie follows the book faithfully.
Clint Eastwood was reluctant to receive second billing to Burton, but agreed after being paid $800,000.
Richard Burton wanted Richard Egan to play the Clint Eastwood role.
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