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TEN SECONDS TO HELL (1959)

Robert Aldrich (screenplay), Teddi Sherman (screenplay), 1 more credit » Stars: Jack Palance, Jeff Chandler, Martine Carol
$13.99

Ten Seconds To Hell (alternately released in the UK as "The Phoenix") is a 1959 British, American and German film directed by Robert Aldrich and based upon Lawrence P. Bachmann's novel, The Phoenix. The Hammer Films/UFA joint production stars Jack Palance, Jeff Chandler and Martine Carol. Set in the aftermath of World War II, the film focuses on a half-dozen German POWs who return to a devastated Berlin and find employment as a bomb disposal squad, tasked with clearing the city of unexploded Allied bombs. Their fatalistic duties lead them to form a macabre pact:  they donate a part of their individual paychecks into a pool, which those still surviving at the end of three months will divide. Eventually, only two men are left, and they are both in love with the same woman. Robert Aldrich's direction is noted for its meticulous attention to the techniques of bomb deactivation and disposal. 

 

DVD-R IS IN ENGLISH

 

QUALITY (of feature film only): 

 

·        Sharpness of picture?  - very good film quality with minor pixellization issues

 

 

LENGTH OF FEATURE FILM:  89 mins

 

 

 

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