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Fighting On Film: The Hill (1965) – Sean Connery – Harry Andrews – Sidney Lumet

In this episode we examine the Sidney Lumet classic ‘The Hill’ which sees standout performances from a brilliant cast of character actors and the late, great Sean Connery. The film follows a group of British Army prisoners who are pushed to their breaking point in a military prison under the baking desert sun.

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Introduction – 0:00
Plot Low Dow – 01:20
The Hill Itself – 08:00
The Glass House & Military Punishment – 16:00
Connery’s Anti-Hero – 18:00
Connery vs the RSM – 20:00
The Cast – 24:05
Death in the Cell – 27:00
The Mutiny & the RSM’s Speech – 33:20
Ossie Davis Steals the Show – 37:20
The RSM Looses Control – 40:30
Defeat from the Jaws of Victory – 45:00
Connery’s Performance – 46:00
Final Thoughts – 49:00

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