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Five Gates to Hell (1959)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, War | 23 September 1959 (USA)
A small group of Red Cross doctors and nurses are held captive by Chinese guerillas in Vietnam

Director:

James Clavell

Writer:

James Clavell
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dolores Michaels ... Athena
Patricia Owens ... Joy
Neville Brand ... Chen Pamok
Ken Scott ... Dr. John Richter
Nobu McCarthy ... Chioko
Benson Fong ... Gung Sa
Nancy Kulp ... Susette
John Morley John Morley ... Dr. Jacques Minelle
Gerry Gaylor Gerry Gaylor ... Greta
Shirley Knight ... Sister Maria
Greta Chi Greta Chi ... Yoette
Linda Wong Linda Wong ... Ming Cha
Irish McCalla ... Sister Magdalena
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A small group of Red Cross doctors and nurses are held captive by Chinese guerillas in Vietnam

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Women...Ravished and Shamed in War-Torn Indo-China See more »

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Adventure | Drama | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

5 vie per l'inferno See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Athena's Theme
by Paul Dunlap (ASCAP)
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This movie is up to the quality of Shogun, in movie form
17 February 1999 | by Gar-8See all my reviews

I believe Clavell was a great historical novelist, and when he tried out the silver screen, with all its limitations, he maintained his integrity. The sheer quality of this flick shines through. It's set in Vietnam in 1950, and, as usual, if it's Eastern society, he can teach it.


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