The Hanoi Hilton

The Hanoi Hilton

Director: Lionel Chetwynd, Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan
Cast: Michael Moriarty

DVD (Wide Screen)


Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Williamson (Michael Moriarty) leads a group of American servicemen who are prisoners at the detention camp. He assumes command after Cathcart (Lawrence Pressman) is dragged off to be tortured.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/11/2008
UPC: 0883929034857
Original Release: 1987
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 2:06:00

Special Features

Perseverance of Strength: A Conversation With Senator John McCain; First-time widescreen video release

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Moriarty Lt. Comdr. Williamson
Jeffrey Jones Maj. Fischer
Paul Le Mat Hubman
Stephen Davies Capt. Robert Miles
Lawrence Pressman Col. Cathcart
Aki Aleong Maj. Ngo Doc (Cat)
Gloria Carlin Paula
John Diehl Murphy
Rick Fitts Capt. Turner
David Soul Maj. Oldham
Dave Smith Gregory
Ken Wright Kennedy
Doug Savant Ashby
John Vargas Oliviera
Michael Russo Fidel the Cuban
Jesse Dabson Rasmussen
Bruce Fairbairn Shavik
James Acheson Cummins
Tony Markes Rookie
Bill Cakmis Considine
Peter Gray P.O.W.
Le Tuan Militia Officer
Peter Pan Peasant Farmer
Augustine Lam Turnkey #1
Joseph Hieu Turnkey #2
April Tran Turnkey #3
Kevin Lee Guard
Bill Lee Major Ngiap
Mark Kemble Jesse
D. Paul Thomas Shipboard Journalist
Ron Barker Production Reporter
Marii Mak Hanoi Hilton
Jimmy Webb Conductor

Technical Credits
Lionel Chetwynd Director,Screenwriter
Yoram Globus Director,Producer
Menahem Golan Director,Producer
Bob Bender Asst. Director
Carol Bosselman Art Director
Perry Bullington Casting
Ian Cramer Set Decoration/Design
Joel Glickman Production Manager
Mark Irwin Cinematographer
Richard La Motte Costumes/Costume Designer
R. Clifford Searcy Production Designer
Penelope Shaw Editor

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