In this story of Israel's difficult struggle for statehood, Douglas plays the role of colonel David Marcus, an American military officer who defied orders and led a faction of the Israeli Army in defense of its newly formed borders.
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Francis Albert Sinatra - Oscar-winning American actor/singer, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
Frank Sinatra Sr. - Oscar-winning American actor/singer, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
Melville Shavelson - Writer, director, HOUSEBOAT, THE SEVEN LITTLE FOYS
Yul Brynner - Actor/International
Youl Bryner - Actor/International
Kirk Douglas - American actor, producer
Issur Danielovitch - American actor, producer
Isadore Demsky - American actor, producer
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Marion Michael Morrison - Oscar winning actor, TRUE GRIT, SANDS OF IWO JIMA
Duke Morrison - Oscar winning actor, TRUE GRIT, SANDS OF IWO JIMA
Angie Dickinson - American actress, POLICE WOMAN
Angeline Brown - American actress, POLICE WOMAN
Senta Berger - Austrian Actress
Kirk Douglas stars as the military adventurer and freedom fighter Colonel David (Mickey) Marcus in this star-studded epic about the founding of the state of Israel. Not satisfied by the simple domestic life, in which Colonel Marcus finds himself after the end of World War II, he volunteers to join the fight for the liberation of Israel. But Marcus's initial thirst for adventure, becomes something more it becomes a patriotic and passionate commitment to Zionism.
Produced in association with Llenroc. Color by DeLuxe. Shot on location in Israel, with interiors filmes in Rome.