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The Camp on Blood Island (1958)

 -  Action | Drama | History  -  11 June 1958 (USA)
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Deep in Malaya, as World War II is rapidly coming to an end, men, women and children, trapped by the Japanese invasion, are held captive in the Blood Island prison camp. Knowing that ... See full summary »

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Col. Lambert (as Andre Morell)
Carl Möhner ...
Piet Van Elst (as Carl Mohner)
Walter Fitzgerald ...
Cyril Beattie
Edward Underdown ...
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Phil Brown ...
Lt. Peter Bellamy
Barbara Shelley ...
Kate Keiller
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Father Paul Anjou
Michael Gwynn ...
Tom Shields
Ronald Radd ...
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Marne Maitland ...
Captain Sakamura
Wolfe Morris ...
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Richard Wordsworth ...
Dr. Robert Keiller
Mary Merrall ...
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Michael Ripper ...
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Edwin Richfield ...
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Deep in Malaya, as World War II is rapidly coming to an end, men, women and children, trapped by the Japanese invasion, are held captive in the Blood Island prison camp. Knowing that Yamamitsu, the sadistic commandant, will murder them all when he learns of his country's defeat, Dutch, a Dutch planter, smashes the camp radio. British officer Lambert and, in the women's prison, the recently-widowed Kate, join Dutch in arming the prisoners. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The novelization of the screenplay was a spectacular success, selling up to two million copies. See more »

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Just an OK P.O.W. flick
25 December 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

While not as good as the one poster comments, it is by no means as bad as the other reviewer says. Yes, there is some shoddy make-up of the Japanese guards, but if you can ignore that you will find the story itself is good enough to carry the film. A group of Allied p.o.w.s are in a camp controlled by a less than friendly commander. He shoots prisoners for sport and works the rest to death in a local mine. He has also let it be known that if Japan loses the war he will kill all the prisoners. The p.o.w.s find out the war has ended and stage a revolt with homemade weapons and some grenades they had hidden at the bottom of a latrine. Not a world winner but an OK time-waster.

G.G.


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