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King Rat

(1965)

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| Film | B&W | Drama, War | 2h 14min
| Stars: George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox | Director: Bryan Forbes

In Singapore’s Changi Gaol during World War II, an American corporal lives more comfortably than the other prisoners by shabby dealings with the camp guards

Cast

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George Segal
Corporal King
Tom Courtenay
Grey
James Fox
Marlowe
Patrick O’Neal
Max
Denholm Elliott
Lt Col GD Larkin
James Donald
Dr Kennedy
Todd Armstrong
Tex
British actor John Mills wears a jacket and tie
Smedley-Taylor
Gerald Sim
Jones
Leonard Rossiter
McCoy
John Standing
Daven
Alan Webb
Brant
John Ronane
Hawkins
Sam Reese
Kurt
Michael Lees
Stevens
Wright King
Brough
Hamilton Dyce
The Padre
Joe Turkel
Dino
John Merivale
Foster
Geoffrey Bayldon
Vexley
Reg Lye
Tinker Bell
Arthur Malet
Blakeley
Hedley Mattingly
Dr Prudhomme
Dale Ishimoto
Yoshima
John Levingston
Myner
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Reviews

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Overlong but generally gripping character melodrama – ‘not a story of escape but of survival’. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from King Rat (1965) (6)

Production

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Bryan Forbes
Director / Writer (written for the screen by)
James Woolf
Producer
James Clavell
Writer (based on a novel by)