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


Heidi: Better lock the door.


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This film contains roughly 1472 edits during 151 minutes of action, this equates to an average shot length of about 6 seconds.
Derren Nesbitt was nearly blinded when the squibs in his chest blew upwards instead of outwards when filming his death scene - his character was filmed being shot in the head and the chest but in the finished film he is only shot in the head.
According to a special feature about this film, Ingrid Pitt, who plays Heidi, made a daring escape in real life, over the Berlin Wall.
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