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‘The Cockleshell Heroes’ [Eureka Classics] on Blu-ray & DVD July 15, 2019!

At the height of the Second World War, a battalion of German ships are safely docked at the “unassailable” port of Bordeaux. Newly promoted Major Stringer (José Ferrer, also behind the camera as director) has a unique idea send a team of commandos out in collapsible canoes, have them paddle seventy miles upriver in arduous conditions and blow up the German ships with limpet mines. Also starring Trevor Howard and Christopher Lee, The Cockleshell Heroes is the true story of one of the most daring raids in British military history, and Eureka Classics is proud to present the film in its worldwide debut on Blu-ray. 

 

A true story of one of the most daring raids in British military history

 

 

At the height of the Second World War, a battalion of German ships are safely docked at the “unassailable” port of Bordeaux. Newly promoted Major Stringer (José Ferrer, also behind the camera as director) has a unique idea send a team of commandos out in collapsible canoes, have them paddle seventy miles upriver in arduous conditions and blow up the German ships with limpet mines.

Also starring Trevor Howard and Christopher Lee, The Cockleshell Heroes is the true story of one of the most daring raids in British military history, and Eureka Classics is proud to present the film in its worldwide debut on Blu-ray.

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Uncompressed LPCM 2.0 audio
  • Optional English SDH subtitles
  • Brand New and Exclusive interview with film historian Sheldon Hall

 

DETAILS:

 

Label: Eureka!

 

Title| THE COCKLESHELL HEROES (Eureka Classics) Blu-ray edition

Starring| JOSÉ FERRER | TREVOR HOWARD | DORA BRYAN

Director| JOSÉ FERRER

 

Blu-ray Cat. No.| EKA70346

Blu-ray Barcode| 5060000703467

Blu-ray RRP| £15.99

 

Release Date| 15 July 2019

Certificate| U

Run Time| 97 minutes

OAR| 2.55:1

Picture| Colour

Genre| Action / War

Year| 1955

Country| UK

Language| ENGLISH

Subtitles| ENGLISH SDH (Optional)

 

The Cockleshell Heroes is released on Blu-ray & DVD

in the UK July 15, 2019!

ORDER NOW!

 

 

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