Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.

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Rupert Davies ...
Gordon
Philippe Forquet ...
La Bedoyere
Gianni Garko ...
Drouot
Ivo Garrani ...
Marshal Soult
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De Lancey
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Colonel Sir William Ponsonby
Sergo Zakariadze ...
Blucher (as Serghej Zakhariadze)
Terence Alexander ...
Andrea Checchi ...
Sauret
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Storyline

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of Wellington, beat Napolean's best generals in Spain and Portugal, but has never faced Napoleon. Wellington stands between Napoleon with a makeshift Anglo-Allied army and the Prussians. A Napoleon victory will plunge Europe back into a long term war. An allied victory could bring long term peace to Europe. The two meet at Waterloo where the fate of Europe will be decided. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Waterloo.The battle that changed the face of the world. See more »

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Action | Drama | History | War

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29 October 1970 (Italy)  »

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Vaterlo  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

When Dino De Laurentiis was pursuing John Huston to direct his Napoleonic epic, he had intended for Richard Burton to play Napoleon, and for Peter O'toole to star as Wellington. See more »

Goofs

When the Prussians are first seen advancing through the wheat field the wheat in front of them is trampled down (presumably from pevious takes of the shot or the route they took to get onto the other side of the hill) See more »

Quotes

Napoleon Bonaparte: I can't believe my ears! You all stand before me waving a piece of paper crying 'Abdicate, abdicate!' I WILL NOT! I WILL NOT, NOT, NOT!
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Rod Steiger.....(death of)
24 July 2002 | by (Glasgow, Scotland) – See all my reviews

A fantastic testement to Rod Steiger.Steiger is unequalled in his part as Napoleon, not only protraying the French Emperor in manner but in looks as well. The acting and cinema world lost a master-actor this year and the world is poorer for it.

TibKha.


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