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Gary Fuchs <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 18 Nov 1994 15:36:14 CST
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>>Maybe someone can help me out... I'm trying to find out the details of
>>a film I saw in the mid 1980's in LA on a late-night premium cable
>>channel, but which I cannot find any info on. The story takes place
>>in a French castle that is being occupied by the German Army during
>>WWII. A member of the Resistance from the village adjacent to the
>>castle executes a methodical plan of sabotaging the castle's infra-
>>structure in order to render the German presence untenable.
>>I somehow got it stuck in my head that the title was THE CASTLE
>>and that the cast included Max. Schell -- but it is clearly NOT the
>>film version of Kafka's novel "K", titled THE CASTLE (1968) and
>>starring Schell. So I must have confused myself somewhere along
>>the line while trying to recall the film... but I could have sworn it
>>had this title, and had this actor in it...
>Could this be CASTLE KEEP (1969) dir. by Sydney Pollack? With Burt
>Lancaster, Peter Falk, Jean-Pierre Aumont, etc. from a novel by William
Thanks for the thought, but it is definitely not CASTLE KEEP that I'm
trying to come up with.
Gary Weston Fuchs
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