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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's narration was recorded at a sound studio in Paris on the 21st September 1963. See more
Set in 1879, several Zulu warriors are wearing wrist watches, probably the same ones that the production company paid the extras with. See more
Pte. Henry Hook
[At Maxfield, whom is singing in delirium
Shut up you cripple!
At the end of the opening credits 'and Introducing Michael Caine' is shown, this would suggest that this was his first film. In fact MC had previously had five credited film roles, numerous TV appearances and several uncredited film roles before appearing in Zulu. See more
Referenced in Saxondale: Episode #1.2
Men of Harlech
Performed by Army Soldiers See more