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Zeppelin (1971)

 -  Adventure | Drama | War  -  6 October 1971 (USA)
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The outbreak of World War I places Scots officer Geoffrey Richter-Douglas in an uncomfortable position. Although his allegiance is to Britain, his mother was from an aristocratic Bavarian ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Geoffrey Richter-Douglas
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Erika Altschul
Peter Carsten ...
Major Tauntler
Marius Goring ...
Prof. Altschul
Anton Diffring ...
Colonel Hirsch
Andrew Keir ...
Von Gorian
Rupert Davies ...
Captain Whitney
Alexandra Stewart ...
Stephanie
William Marlowe ...
Anderson
Richard Hurndall ...
Blinker Hall
Michael Robbins ...
Cockney Sergeant
George Mikell ...
German Officer
Clive Morton ...
Lord Delford
Gary Waldhorn ...
Harlich
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Brandner
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The outbreak of World War I places Scots officer Geoffrey Richter-Douglas in an uncomfortable position. Although his allegiance is to Britain, his mother was from an aristocratic Bavarian family, and he spent his summers in Germany as a child. When Geoffrey is approached by a German spy who offers him a chance to defect, he reports the incident to his superiors, but instead of arresting the spy they suggest that he accept her offer--and become an Allied agent. In Germany, among old friends, Geoffrey discovers that loyalty is more complicated than he expected, especially when he finds himself aboard the maiden voyage of a powerful new prototype Zeppelin, headed for Scotland on a secret mission that could decide the outcome of the war. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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The Great War's most explosive moment!

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Adventure | Drama | War

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6 October 1971 (USA)  »

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A Zeppelin  »

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Trivia

The LZ36 of history first flew on 8 March 1915 and was operated by the German navy (not the army) as 'L9'. The ship carried out 74 reconnaissance missions in the North Sea, four air-raids on England dropping 5683kg of bombs, and several attacks on British submarines. It caught fire and was destroyed in its shed at Fuhlsbuttel on 16 September 1916 together with L6. See more »

Goofs

The British aircraft pursuing the airship include SE5's, which entered service in March 1917, although the movie is set in September 1915. See more »

Quotes

Geoffrey von Richter-Douglas: Where are the parachutes?
Frau Dr. Ericka Altschul: What parachutes?
Geoffrey von Richter-Douglas: Well, for emergencies. How do you get out of here quickly?
Von Gorian: Jump.
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Referenced in The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins (1971) See more »

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an english man is sent to germany to steal their dirigible plans
6 May 2000 | by (higdon AL USA) – See all my reviews

I loved it the music was great so was the cast the zeppelin looked just like a real one this is a great movie micheal york was great in it it shows many scenes of the zeppelin and the fight between the airplanes and the zeppelin was exciting I loved the movie I give it *****5 stars


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