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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 ...
Major Dawes
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 ...
Mrs. Helen Beattie
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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War is real horror
13 January 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was fairly young and the scenes never left my memory. I could not get over the way the actors looked as if they had just been rescued from real Japanese POW camps. How could they get actors so skinny to play the parts? I thought they were real prisoners.

Although shot in black and white the realism is terrifying and not for the faint hearted.

It was so intense it's no wonder the politically correct brigade buried it but it was a true story and true to life in it's portrayal.

I doubt it could be remade as good but it would be good if they could. One of the most moving movies I have ever seen. Can anyone get me a copy?


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