Brass Target

Brass Target

Sophia Loren
Director: John Hough Cast: Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
, John Cassavetes
John Cassavetes
, George Kennedy
George Kennedy
John Hough


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What if General George S. Patton didn't die in a car accident, as history tells us, but at the hands of a paid assassin? That's the premise of Brass Target, another in a series of espionage thrillers, like The Eagle Has Landed, that speculates on the fates of real-life figures from World War II. Robert Vaughn, Ed Bishop, and Edward Herrmann are three Allied officers in occupied Germany who steal Nazi gold with the help of OSS officer Patrick McGoohan. Patton (George Kennedy) personally supervises the investigation of the theft, assisted by Major Joe DeLuca (John Cassavetes). Soon, however, a professional assassin (Max Von Sydow) is on their trail, Patton is killed on the orders of his own staff, and only DeLuca and his lover (Sophia Loren), who is also involved with the assassin, are left alive for the finale.

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Product Details

Release Date: 07/24/2012
UPC: 0883316508015
Original Release: 1978
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Archives
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:51:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sophia Loren Mara
John Cassavetes Major Joe DeLuca
George Kennedy George S. Patton, Jr.
Robert Vaughn Col. Donald Rogers
Patrick McGoohan Col. Mike McCauley
Bruce Davison Col. Robert Dawson
Max von Sydow Shelley/Webber
Edward Herrmann Col. Walter Gilchrist
Ed Bishop Col. Elton F. Stewart
Lee Montague Lucky Luciano
Alan Tilvern Frank Ferraro
Hal Galili Captain Levy
Bernard Horsfall Shelley
John Junkin Carberry
Sigfrit Steiner Herr Schroeder
Reinhold Olszewski General Ostranov
Bob Cunningham General Stackwood
Heinz Bennent Kasten
Brad Harris Lieutenant Rowan
Claudia Butenuth Hilde
Osman Ragheb Herr Wohler
Drew Lucas Duty Sergeant
Peter Armstrong Sergeant Leary
Sissy Weiner Waitress
Jimmy Jackson Piano Player
Birgit Bergen Theresa von Rodeck

Technical Credits
John Hough Director
Werner Achmann Art Director
Bert Batt Asst. Director
Monika Bauert Costumes/Costume Designer
Karl Baumgertner Special Effects
Peter Beil Sound/Sound Designer
Alvin Boretz Screenwriter
Tony Imi Cinematographer
David Lane Editor
Arthur Lewis Producer
Laurence Rosenthal Score Composer
Rose Tobias Shaw Casting
Herbert Strabel Art Director
Rolf Zehetbauer Production Designer,Set Decoration/Design

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