The Long and the Short and the Tall ()

directed by Leslie Norman
featuring Richard Todd, Laurence Harvey, Richard Harris, Ronald Fraser, David McCallum

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The title is derived from the lyrics of a popular wartime ballad Bless 'Em All. This is, indeed, a war picture, set in Malaya. The British troops encamped therein believe they've gotten a break when they capture a Japanese scout (Kenji Takaki)--but it's all part of an enemy trap. The rest of the film concentrates on a battle of wills rather than bullets, though a few spurts of action keep the war-film aficionados happy. Played against the larger tapestry of the world conflict are the fluctuating tensions among the British ...

The Long and the Tall and the Short 1961, Pathé Films / Warner Brothers

UPC: 5055201800572

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