Charge of the Lancers

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Charge of the Lancers
Charge of the Lancers.jpg
Directed byWilliam Castle
Produced bySam Katzman
Screenplay byRobert E. Kent
Story byRobert E. Kent
StarringPaulette Goddard
Jean-Pierre Aumont
CinematographyHenry Freulich
Edited byHenry Batista
Production
company
Columbia Pictures
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • February 1954 (1954-02)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Charge of the Lancers is a 1954 American adventure film directed by William Castle and starring Paulette Goddard and Jean-Pierre Aumont.[1] During the Crimean War, a French officer attached to the British forces takes part in trials for a secret weapon and becomes entangled with a Gypsy woman.

Plot[edit]

As the Crimean War rages, British Capt. Eric Evoir (Jean-Pierre Aumont) and Maj. Bruce Lindsey (Richard Wyler) are sent to the Crimea to protect a top-secret cannon capeble of blasting through the walls of a nearby Russian fort. Lindsey, unfortunately, is captured by the Russians, who subject him to brutal interrogations. It's up to Evoir to save him. Along the way, Evoir meets a beautiful gypsy girl (Paulette Goddard) and begins an affair as intense as the war itself.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charge of the Lancers (1953)".

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