The Hanoi Hilton

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2008
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Knoxville Audiovisual Collection DVD Hanoi
Location  CLP - Knoxville
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
Call Number  DVD Hanoi
Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Williamson (Michael Moriarty) leads a group of American servicemen who are prisoners at the detention camp. He assumes command after Cathcart (Lawrence Pressman) is dragged off to be tortured. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi
U.S. prisoners of war suffer torture and propaganda at an infamous prison in North Vietnam.
Additional Information
Subjects United States. -- Navy -- Officers.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese -- Drama.
Torture -- Vietnam -- Hanoi -- Drama.
Prisoners -- Abuse of -- Vietnam -- Hanoi -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
War films.
Prison films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Burbank, CA :Warner Home Video,2008
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Globus, Yoram.
Golan, Menahem, 1929-2014.
Chetwynd, Lionel, 1940-
Moriarty, Michael, 1941-
Jones, Jeffrey, 1947-
Le Mat, Paul.
Davies, Stephen.
Pressman, Lawrence.
Aleong, Aki.
Carlin, Gloria.
Diehl, John, 1950-
Fitts, Rick.
Soul, David.
Cannon Group.
Golan-Globus (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Michael Moriarty, Jeffrey Jones, Paul Le Mat, Stephen Davies, Lawrence Pressman, Aki Aleong, Gloria Carlin, John Diehl, Rick Fitts, David Soul.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Mark Irwin ; music, Jimmy Webb ; editor, Penelope Shaw.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Language English
In English with optional subtitles in English and French; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Special features include: Perseverance of strength : a conversation with John McCain.
System Details DVD; dual-layer format; region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1419872931
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