A colossal silver airship looms out of the clouds above the English Channel, then is swallowed in a silent mist. This is Germany's Zeppelin, the most feared air weapon of World War I. Michael York (Cabaret, Logan's Run) stars as Lt. Geoffrey Richter-Douglas, a German-born Scot asked by the British to infiltrate a German zeppelin works. Although he knows he'll be branded as a traitor and mistrusted, he agrees. In what seems like luck, Richter-Douglas is invited aboard a zeppelin trial run. But that luck turns ominous once airborne. A German commandant initiates a daring raid over England – and Richter-Douglas finds that his knowledge of the Scottish countryside is the key to the mission's success. Hold on tight as this suspenseful adventure – complete with spectacular special effects – takes you soaring.

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Zeppelin (1971)

G

War/Adventure/Drama · 1h 40m

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England's last hope for survival. Germany's greatest chance for victory.

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A colossal silver airship looms out of the clouds above the English Channel, then is swallowed in a silent mist. This is Germany's Zeppelin, the most feared air weapon of World War I. Michael York (Cabaret, Logan's Run) stars as Lt. Geoffrey Richter-Douglas, a German-born Scot asked by the British to infiltrate a German zeppelin works. Although he knows he'll be branded as a traitor and mistrusted, he agrees. In what seems like luck, Richter-Douglas is invited aboard a zeppelin trial run. But that luck turns ominous once airborne. A German commandant initiates a daring raid over England – and Richter-Douglas finds that his knowledge of the Scottish countryside is the key to the mission's success. Hold on tight as this suspenseful adventure – complete with spectacular special effects – takes you soaring.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United Kingdom

Production Company

Getty & Fromkess Corporation
Cast
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Michael York

Geoffrey Richter-Douglas
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Elke Sommer

Erika Altschul
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Peter Carsten

Major Tauntler
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Marius Goring

Prof. Altschul
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Anton Diffring

Colonel Hirsch
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Andrew Keir

Von Gorian
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Rupert Davies

Captain Whitney
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Alexandra Stewart

Stephanie
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William Marlowe

Anderson
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Richard Hurndall

Blinker Hall
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Michael Robbins

Cockney Sergeant
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George Mikell

German Officer
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Clive Morton

Lord Delford
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Gary Waldhorn

Harlich
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Alan Rothwell

Brandner
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John Gill

Meier
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Ben Howard

Jamie Fergusson
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Arnold Diamond

Major Proudfoot
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Bryan Coleman

Colonel Whippen
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Ronald Adam

Prime Minister
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Frazer Hines

Radio Operator
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Ruth Kettlewell

Mrs. Parker
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Ray Lonnen

Sgt. Grant
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John Baskcomb

Henderson (uncredited)
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Robert Cawdron

Officer (uncredited)
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Peter Fraser

Marine (uncredited)
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Alan Gibbs

Officer (uncredited)
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Victor Harrington

Major-General (uncredited)
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Dorian Healy

Child (uncredited)
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Lew Hooper

Official (uncredited)
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Arthur Howard

Carlyle (uncredited)
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John Levene

British Soldier in Pub (uncredited)
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Matthew Long

Naval Gunner (uncredited)
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Manny Michael

German Soldier (uncredited)
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Richard Morant

Billy Chisholm (uncredited)
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Molly Peters

Barmaid (uncredited)
Crew
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Arthur Rowe

Writer
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Owen Crump

Producer
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Etienne Périer

Director
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Donald Churchill

Writer
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Zeppelin

(DVD)

3/8/2011

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