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Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)

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146 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In 1947, following the U.N. decision to split British Palestine into separate Jewish and Palestinian states, a former U.S. Army officer is recruited by the Jews to reorganize the Haganah.
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Ted Berkman (book) | Melville Shavelson (written for the screen by)
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Updated Mar 30, 1966

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Mar 30, 1966 (United States)

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Kirk Douglas
Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus   See fewer
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Senta Berger
Magda Simon Magda Simon   See fewer
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Angie Dickinson
Emma Marcus Emma Marcus   See fewer
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James Donald
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Stathis Giallelis
Ram Oren Ram Oren   See fewer
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Luther Adler
Jacob Zion Jacob Zion   See fewer
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Abou Ibn Kader Abou Ibn Kader   See fewer
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Ruth White
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Gordon Jackson
James MacAfee James MacAfee   See fewer
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Michael Hordern
British Ambassador British Ambassador   See fewer
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Allan Cuthbertson
Immigration Officer Immigration Officer   See fewer
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Jeremy Kemp
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Sean Barrett
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Michael Shillo
Andre Simon Andre Simon   See fewer
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Roland Bartrop
Bert Harrison Bert Harrison   See fewer
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Robert Gardett
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Michael Balston
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Claude Aliotti
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Samra Dedes
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Micha Shagrir
Truck Driver (as Michael Shagrir) Truck Driver (as Michael Shagrir)   See fewer
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Frank Latimore
1st U.N. Officer (as Frank Lattimore) 1st U.N. Officer (as Frank Lattimore)   See fewer
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Ken Buckle
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Rod Dana
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Robert Ross
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Arthur Hansel
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Dan Sturkie
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Hillel Rave
Yaakov Yaakov   See fewer
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Shlomo Hermon
Yussuff Yussuff   See fewer
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Frank Sinatra
Vince Talmadge Vince Talmadge   See fewer
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Yul Brynner
Asher Gonen Asher Gonen   See fewer
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John Wayne
Gen. Mike Randolph Gen. Mike Randolph   See fewer
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Vera Dolen
Mrs. Martinson (scenes deleted) Mrs. Martinson (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Gary Merrill
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Winston Churchill
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Michael Douglas
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Rudolf Hess
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Fiorello LaGuardia
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Geoffrey Palmer
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Danny Perlman
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Jimmy Shaw
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6.3 / 10 | 2,556 votes