55 Days At Peking

  • 1963
  • 2 HR 30 MIN
  • NR
  • Historical, War

This Samuel Bronston-produced historical epic (preceded by KING OF KINGS and EL CID), directed by Nicholas Ray, is set during China's Boxer Rebellion of 1900. After the foreign legations in Peking are besieged by the Society of the Righteous and Harmonious Fists, better known as the Boxers, hundreds of missionaries are murdered in a xenophobic and anti-Christian...read more

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(Movie Clip) Clever Women
In a Peking (a.k.a. Beijing) hotel after a long mission, American Marine Major Lewis (Charlton Heston) meets sly Russian baroness Natalie (Ava Gardner (more…)
(Movie Clip) Chinese Rules
Diabolical Prince Tuan (Robert Helpmann) stages a demonstration for Sir Arthur (David Niven) and guests, the baroness (Ava Gardner) and American Major (more…)
(Movie Clip) I'll Buy The Dead Boxer
American Major Lewis (Charlton Heston) is introduced, briefing his troops and attempting to administer justice, riding into the city in Nicholas Ray's (more…)

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