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Counterpoint (1967)

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Famous orchestra conductor is captured by the Germans in WW2, is forced to put on private concerts for the Nazi generals.

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Lionel Evans
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Gen. Schiller
Kathryn Hays ...
Annabelle Rice
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Victor Rice
Anton Diffring ...
Col. Arndt
Linden Chiles ...
Lt. Long
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Sgt. Calloway
Curt Lowens ...
Capt. Klingermann
Neva Patterson ...
Dorothy
Cyril Delevanti ...
Tartzoff
Gregory Morton ...
Jordon
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Hook
Dan Frazer ...
Chaminant
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Prescott
Ralph Nelson ...
Belgian officer
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Famous orchestra conductor is captured by the Germans in WW2, is forced to put on private concerts for the Nazi generals.

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Drama | War

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20 October 1967 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

The Battle Horns  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Symphony N°1
(uncredited)
Music by Johannes Brahms
Conducted by Lawrence Foster
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Counterpoint - starring Charlton Heston
13 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film when it first came out and thought it was excellent, Charlton Heston's best. I don't think the plot was too far-fetched, after all, the Battle of the Bulge DID occur and a USO orchestra could have been caught behind the enemy lines like this one was. Perhaps the German general would not have been quite so brutal, front line troops were not like concentration camp guards, but Charlton Heston HAD discovered important information about the German fuel situation. I too, would like to get a copy of it on VHS or DVD. I actually do have a 16mm film copy of it, 3 reels I think, which I would gladly donate to anyone for a DVD in return!


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