G | | Action, Biography, Drama
Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.
General Sir Thomas PIcton (Jack Hawkins) is correctly shown dressed in a civilian coat and a top hat. He had travelled in haste to reach the army and had arrived ahead of most of his luggage - including his uniforms.
Never interrupt your enemy while he's making a mistake. That's bad manners.
The British cavalry charge shown was actually carried out by the Union Brigade, which comprised three regiments of dragoons, the Royal Dragoons, the Royal North British Dragoons (Scots Greys) and the Inniskilling Dragoons.