The Heroes of Telemark

(1965)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Action, Drama, History, War | 2h 11min |
U
| Stars: Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson | Director: Anthony Mann

Norwegian resistance workers in World War II help the Allies to smash a heavy water plant

Unarmed and outnumbered, they stunned the world with their incredible victory

Cast (25)

Kirk Douglas
Rolf
Richard Harris
Knut Strand
Ulla Jacobsson
Anna
British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Uncle
David Weston
Arne
Sebastian Breaks
Gunnar
John Golightly
Freddy
Alan Howard
Oli
Patrick Jordan
Henrik
William Marlowe
Claus
Brook Williams
Einar
Roy Dotrice
Jensen
Anton Diffring
Major Frick
Ralph Michael
Nilssen
Eric Porter
Terboven
Wolf Frees
Knippelberg
Karel Stepanek
Hartmuller
Gerard Heinz
Erhardt
Victor Beaumont
German Sergeant
George Murcell
Sturmfuhrer
Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)
Col Wilkinson
Barry Jones
Professor Logan
Geoffrey Keen
General Bolt
Robert Ayres
General Courts
Jennifer Hilary
Sigrid
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Reviews

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Ambling narrative with big action sequences that often seem irrelevant, so that the story as a whole fails to excite. (Halliwell’s)

Film clips

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Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965). Norwegian resistance workers in World War II help the Allies to smash a heavy water plant

The Heroes of Telemark (1965) Opening Credits

Date published

Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965). Norwegian resistance workers in World War II help the Allies to smash a heavy water plant.

Pictures

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Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965) (18). Directed by Anthony Mann
Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965) (17). Produced by S Benjamin Fisz
Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965) (16). Screenplay by Ivan Moffat and Ben Barzman
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Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965) (9). We gratefully acknowledge the valuable co-operation rendered by the Norsk Hydro at Rjukan in Norway. Technicolor. Filmed in Panavision
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Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965) (7). And Sebastian Breaks, John Golightly, Alan Howard, Patrick Jordan, William Marlowe, Brook Williams
Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965) (6). Barry Jones, Ralph Michael, Geoffrey Keen, Maurice Denham, Wolf Frees, Robert Ayres
Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965) (5). With David Weston, Anton Diffring, Eric Porter, Mervyn Johns, Jennifer Hilary, Roy Dotrice
Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965) (4). Co-starring Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave
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Main title from The Heroes of Telemark (1965).  Anthony Mann’s The Heroes of Telemark

Production

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Anthony Mann
Director
Ivan Moffat
Writer (screenplay)
Ben Barzman
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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Benton Film Productions
Production company
Rank Film Distributors
Distribution company