> THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATTE - AKA "THE PURSUIT OF THE GRAF SPEE" British World War II
THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATTE - AKA "THE PURSUIT OF THE GRAF SPEE" British World War II
Digitally remastered reissue of the classic British War film.The Battle Of The River Platte tells of the pursuit of the German battleship Graf Spee,on of the most gripping episodes of World War II. November 1929: crack pocket battleship Admiral-Graf Spee,with her superior speed,appears and disappears,sinking ship after ship and threatening to cut off crucial Allied supplies. But the net is tightening round the German Killer as the last ship sunk by her managed to radio her position before she went down. Three British cruisers,posing as a naval task force,are charged with setting the trap...Battle Of The River Platte is notable for its amazing sea battles-made with the cooperation of,among others,the Admiralty,Royal Navy,and U. S. Navy-and the non-stereotypical depiction of characters on both sides of the war. Careful digital restoration new ensures the Battle Of River Platte can be seen it its full glory. Imported !
JOHN GREGSON - ANTHONY QUAYLE - PETER FINCH