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  • Actors: Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell, Dean Jagger
  • Directors: Henry King, Ken Annakin, Andrew Martin, Bernhard Wicki, John Sturges
  • Producers: Darryl Zanuck, Elmo Williams, John Sturges, Saul David, Robert Wise
  • Format: PAL
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 8
  • Classification: 15
  • Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
  • DVD Release Date: 28 Sept. 2009
  • Run Time: 1295 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002PE20VG
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 11,289 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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The ultimate war film collection brings you some of the greatest World War II classic movies of all time. As the battles rage in the skies, on the ground and across the high seas, the only thing that tops the all-out epic action are the true heroes immortalised on screen.

Films include:
  • Patton
  • Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • Von Ryan's Express
  • Sand Pebbles
  • The Longest Day
  • Twelve O'Clock High
  • A Bridge Too Far
  • The Great Escape
  • The Battle of Britain

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Colin Newcombe on 18 Jan. 2015
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More great war films, that are well worth watching, unlike their modern day counterparts, which try to be more gruesome than they need be, for my taste and often forget that there's supposed to be a good story in their somewhere. Well if you like me like a good story, you won't be disappointed in this collection.
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33 of 42 people found the following review helpful By M. B. Edwards on 21 Nov. 2010
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I really enjoy the old war movies, so to get a collection of them like this was a real treat. I'd seen most before, but enjoyed watching them again - the only one I hadn't seen was "The Sand Pebbles" starring Steve McQueen which turned out to be most enjoyable.

The box set includes:

Twelve O'Clock High (1949) starring Gregory Peck. 127 mins B&W English 2.0. Probably my pick of the bunch.
The Longest Day (1962) starring Richard Burton, John Wayne, Sean Connery etc. 168 mins B&W English 5.0.
The Great Escape (1963) starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough. 165 mins. Colour. Mono.
Von Ryan's Express (1965) starring Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard. 112 mins. Colour. 2.0 stereo.
The Sand Pebbles (1966) starring Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen. 174 mins. Colour. English 4.0.
Patton (1969)starring George C. Scott, Karl Malden. 163 mins. Colour. English 5.1.
Battle of Britain (1969) starring Michael Caine, Laurence Oliver, Christopher Plummer. 127 mins. Colour. 5.1 Surround/DTS.
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) starring Martin Balsom, Joseph Cotton. 136 mins. Colour. English 4.1.
A Bridge Too Far (1977) starring Dirk Bogarde, Michael Caine, Sean Connery. 169 mins. Colour. English 3.0 Dolby Surround.

Great value for money and hours of entertainment - you really can't go wrong here.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ms. Christina Cullivan on 10 Nov. 2014
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Perfect - just what we wanted for my step dad. He has had a stroke so cannot read, or do crosswords. Chuffed to bits with this present
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Colin silver fox Telford on 19 Jan. 2015
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what's not to like about classic films. not all the high tec guff, just honest film making at it's best. luv it.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By J A Stevens on 14 May 2014
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Good value for the money. A good selection of films. Well packaged and speedily dispatched. Liked the fact the DVDs were in slimline cases.
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By Swisstony on 26 Feb. 2015
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As before I reviewed another War Collection set (featuring Platoon) and this was no different to that, the odd obscure film (Twelve O'clock High), the odd film I didn't really care for-(Von Ryan's Express) and mostly many classic films. All good quality, no issues. And so cheap too! Recommended for any war-film buff.
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Extremely quick delivery, couldnt be more satisfied. All DVDs are fantastic quality!
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By J L Brewer on 18 Feb. 2015
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Very good selection/collection of DVDs. Well received. Good value for money
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