Award-winner ANTHONY QUINN headlines a first-rate cast in this dramatic and powerful war saga from the acclaimed director of VON RYAN'S EXPRESS and PEYTON PLACE. After a humiliating defeat in Indochina, Lt. Col Raspeguy (QUINN), gets another chance to prove himself when he meets and falls for a beautiful French Countess, who uses her position to swing him a new posting in Algeria. However, when Arab terrorists attempt to oust the French from Algeria, he launches an all out bloody battle against the terrorist rebel forces - a battle that dramatically illustrates the brutality and senselessness of human conflict. Based on 'THE CENTURIONS' by JEAN LARTEGU and featuring an all-star supporting cast including ALAIN DELON, GEORGE SEGAL, MICHELE MORGAN and CLAUDIA CARDINALE, LOST COMMAND is a hard-hitting and thought-provoking film about the futility of war in the tradition of films like ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT and GALLIPOLI.

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Lost Command (1966)

Unrated

War/Action/Drama · 2h 9m · 7/8/1966

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Award-winner ANTHONY QUINN headlines a first-rate cast in this dramatic and powerful war saga from the acclaimed director of VON RYAN'S EXPRESS and PEYTON PLACE. After a humiliating defeat in Indochina, Lt. Col Raspeguy (QUINN), gets another chance to prove himself when he meets and falls for a beautiful French Countess, who uses her position to swing him a new posting in Algeria. However, when Arab terrorists attempt to oust the French from Algeria, he launches an all out bloody battle against the terrorist rebel forces - a battle that dramatically illustrates the brutality and senselessness of human conflict. Based on 'THE CENTURIONS' by JEAN LARTEGU and featuring an all-star supporting cast including ALAIN DELON, GEORGE SEGAL, MICHELE MORGAN and CLAUDIA CARDINALE, LOST COMMAND is a hard-hitting and thought-provoking film about the futility of war in the tradition of films like ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT and GALLIPOLI.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Chinese/Mandarin, French

Country

United States

Production Company

Red Lion
Cast
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Anthony Quinn

Lt. Col. Pierre Raspeguy
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Alain Delon

Captain Philippe Esclavier
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George Segal

Lt. Mahidi
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Michèle Morgan

Countess Nathalie de Clairefons (as Michele Morgan)
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Maurice Ronet

Captain Boisfeuras
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Claudia Cardinale

Aicha Mahidi
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Grégoire Aslan

Dr. Ali Ben Saad (as Gregoire Aslan)
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Jean Servais

General Melies
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Maurice Sarfati

Merle
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Jean-Claude Bercq

Orsini
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Syl Lamont

Verte
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Jacques Marin

Mayor
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Jean-Paul Moulinot

DeGuyot (as Jean Paul Moulinot)
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Andrés Monreal

Ahmed (as Andres Monreal)
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Gordon Heath

Dia
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Albert Simono

Sapinsky (as Simono)
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René Havard

Fernand (as Rene Havard)
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Armand Mestral

Administration Officer
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Burt Kwouk

Viet Officer
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Al Mulock

Mugnier
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Marie Burke

Mother Raspeguy
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Aldo Sambrell

Ibrahim (as Aldo Sanbrell)
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George Rigaud

Priest (as Jorge Rigaud)
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Roberto Robles

Manuel
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Emilio Carrer

Father Mahidi
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Carmen Tarrazo

Mother Mahidi
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Mario De Barros

Geoffrin
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Walter Kelley

Major M.P. (as Walter Kelly)
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Robert Sutton

Yusseff
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Simon Benzakein

Arab Customer
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Héctor Quiroga

Bakhti (as Hector Quiroga)
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Félix de Pomés

Aged Speaker (as Felix de Pomes)
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Xan das Bolas

Old Man with Flag (uncredited)
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José María Caffarel

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Manuel de Blas

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Álvaro Marenco

Soldier (uncredited)
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Josep Navalón

Soldier (uncredited)
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Robert Rietty

Verte (voice) (uncredited)
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Howard Hagan

Pilot
Crew
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Mark Robson

Director
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Jean Lartéguy

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Lost Command

(DVD)

6/25/2002

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