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Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge ()

La rivière du hibou (original title)
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In 1862, during the American Civil War, a Southern civilian is about to be hanged for attempting to sabotage a railway bridge. When the execution takes place from the bridge, the rope breaks... See more »

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Peyton Farquhar
Anne Cornaly ...
Mrs. Farquhar
Anker Larsen
Stéphane Fey ...
Union Officer
Jean-François Zeller
Pierre Danny
Louis Adelin

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Robert Enrico

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Ambrose Bierce ... (from a story by)
 
Robert Enrico ... (adapted by)

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Paul de Roubaix ... producer
Marcel Ichac ... producer

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Henri Lanoë ... (as Henri Lanoe)

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Jean Boffety

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Denise de Casabianca
Robert Enrico

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Gerard Berger ... production manager
Pierre Lobreau ... production manager

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Nat Lilienstein ... assistant director (as Nat Lilenstein)

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Jean Nény ... sound mixer (as Jean Neny)

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Christian Guillouet ... assistant camera

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Kenny Clarke ... musician (as Kenny Klarke)
Cley Douglas ... musician
Robert Escuras ... musician
Jimmy Gourley ... musician
Jean-Marie Imgrand ... musician
Crew believed to be complete

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A Civil War civilian is to be executed by hanging, but when the plank is kicked away, instead of breaking his neck, he manages to miraculously escape unscathed or did he? Written by Jonah Falcon

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Also Known As
  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (United States)
  • Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (United States)
  • Zwischenfall auf der Eulenfluss-Brücke (Germany)
  • Совиный ручей (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Bagoly folyó (Hungary)
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Trivia "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce was originally published by The San Francisco Examiner in 1890. See more »
Goofs The snippets of English dialogue are all spoken with French accents even though these are supposed to be Americans. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into In the Midst of Life (1963). See more »

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