King Rat (1965)

 

 

Director:  Bryan Forbes.

Cast:  George Segal (Cpl. King), Patrick O'Neal (Max), Todd Armstrong (Tex), Sammy Reese (Kurt), Joseph Turkel (Dino), Michael Stroka (Miller), William Fawcett (Steinmetz), Dick Johnson (Pop), James Fox (Flight Lt. Marlowe), Denholm Elliott (Lt. Col. Denholm Larkin), Leonard Rossiter (Maj. McCoy), John Standing (Capt. Daven), Hamilton Dyce (Chaplain Drinkwater), Wright King (Brough), John Ronane (Capt. Hawkins), Geoffrey Bayldon (Squadron Leader Vexley), John Levingston (Myner), John Barclay (Spence), David Frankham (Cox), Tom Courtenay (Lt. Grey), David Haviland (Masters), Roy Dean (Peterson), John Mills (Col. Smedley-Taylor), Gerald Sim (Col. Jones), Alan Webb (Col. Brant), John Merivale (Foster), John Warburton (Commandant), James Donald (Dr. Kennedy),  Hedley Mattingly (Dr. Prodhomme), Michael Lees (Stephens), Reg Lye (Tinkerbell), John Orchard (Pvt. Gurble), Laurence Conroy (Townsend), Arthur Malet (Blakely), Edward Ashley (Prouty), Richard Dawson (Weaver), Dale Ishimoto (Yoshima), Teru Shimada (Japanese General), Louis Neervort (Torusumi), George Pelling (Maj. Barry).

Based on the James Clavell novel.

 

 

George Segal is King an American corporal who sells rats for food to his fellow prisoners of war. To expand his operation, he gets the help of British officer James Fox. When Fox becomes ill, Segal uses his scheming abilities to get the needed antibiotic for his British co-conspirator. 

 

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