PG | | Drama, History, War
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Edward Fox's nephew Laurence Fox appeared in The Last Drop (2006), which likewise depicted Operation Market Garden.
My general says, please take it. It's very good chocolate. Your planes dropped it to us yesterday.
Lt. Gen. Wilhelm Bittrich: English?
Most of the C-47 aircraft in the movie are incorrectly painted a yellowish-brown. The actual color would have been olive drab.
An older video release of the film (early 1980s) from The Magnetic Video Corporation differs vastly from the 1996 VHS and 1998 DVD releases. Most notable are the differences in translations shown in the German-to-English subtitles.
English, German, Dutch, Polish, Latin
$50,800,000 (USA) (31 December 1977)
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