King Rat Movie Review 1965

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Drama set in a WWII Japanese prisoner-of-war camp. Focuses on the effect of captivity on the English, Australian, and American prisoners. An American officer bribes his Japanese captors to live more comfortably than the rest. Based on James Clavell's novel.


Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL:, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 134 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Survival, World War II, POW/MIA, Books to Film: James Clavell
Bryan Forbes, James Clavell
George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, James Donald, Denholm Elliott, Patrick O'Neal, John Mills, Todd Armstrong, Gerald Sim, Leonard Rossiter, John Standing, Alan Webb, Sam Reese, Wright King, Joe Turkel, Geoffrey Bayldon, Reg Lye, Arthur Malet, Richard Dawson, William "Bill" Fawcett, John Warburton, John Ronane, Michael Lees, Hamilton Dyce, Hedley Mattingly, Dale Ishimoto
Burnett Guffey
Bryan Forbes
John Barry
James Woolf, Columbia Pictures

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