Two Lieutenants, Chard of Engineers and Bromhead find that their 140 man contingent in Natal has been isolated by the destruction of the main British Army column and that 4,000 Zulu warriors will descend on them in hours. Each has a different military background in tactics and they are immediatly in conflict on how to prepare for the attack. Nearly a third of the men are in the infirmary, as the welsh company tries to somehow survive with no help in sight. Based on a true story. Written by
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Dwarfing The Mightiest! Towering Over The Greatest!
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Did You Know?
Because the film was shot in South Africa, the cast and crew were lectured on the need to refrain from fraternizing with the topless tribal dancers since the penalty for interracial sex in the country at the time was seven years hard labor. See more
Camera shadow on the shield as the Zulu sneak up for the first engagement. See more
Lieutenant John Chard
Good. I can find work for baritones as well as tenors.
"And introducing Michael Caine" See more
Referenced in Dog Soldiers