55 Days at Peking

55 Days at Peking (1963)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Drama, History, War  |   Sub-Genres - Epic Film  |   Release Date - May 6, 1963  |   Run Time - 154 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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55 Days at Peking is a 1963 American historical epic film starring Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner and David Niven, made by Samuel Bronston Productions and released by Allied Artists. The movie was produced by Samuel Bronston and directed by Nicholas Ray, Andrew Marton (credited as second unit director) and Guy Green (uncredited). The screenplay was written by Philip Yordan, Bernard Gordon, Ben Barzman and Robert Hamer, the music score was composed by Dimitri Tiomkin. The theme song "So Little Time" was composed by Tiomkin with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster. The cinematographer was Jack Hildyard.

In addition to directing, Nicholas Ray plays the minor role as the head of the American diplomatic mission in China. This film is also the first known appearance of future martial arts film star Yuen Siu Tien. Japanese film director Juzo Itami, credited in the film as "Ichizo Itami", appears as Col. Goro Shiba.

Movie Info

Budget

$9,000,000

Tags

Beijing, Boxer, Boxer Rebellion, China, Epic, Siege

Attributes

Narrative Location: Beijing

Alternate Titles

55 dagar i Peking
SE
55 dager i Peking
NO
55 dana u Pekingu
RS, YU
55 Days at Peking
AU, CA, EC, IN, GB
55 de Zile la Pekin
RO
55 Dias em Peking
BR
55 Dias em Pequim
BR, PT
55 días en Pekín
AR, MX, ES, UY
55 dni w Pekinie
PL
55 giorni a Pechino
IT
55 meres sto Pekino
GR
55 nap Pekingben
HU
55 päivää Pekingissä
FI
55 Tage in Peking
AT, DE
55 Μέρες στο Πεκίνο
GR
55 дни в Пекин
BG
Cinquanta-cinc dies a Pequín
ES
De 55 dagen van Peking
BE
Femoghalvtreds dage i Peking
DK
Fifty Five Days at Peking
US
Les 55 Jours de Pékin
BE, FR
Les 55 jours de Pékin
CA
Pekin no 55-nichi
JP
Pekin'de 55 gün
TR
北京の55日
JP
北京五十五日
TW