The Malay Peninsula, 1945. The prisoner-of-war camp on Blood Island is commanded by the brutal Colonel Yamamitsu (Ronald Radd) and his sadistic henchman, Captain Sakamura (Marne Maitland). Aware that his war crimes will condemn him, Yamamitsu has vowed to slaughter all his prisoners if Japan surrenders. Inmates Colonel Lambert (André Morell) and Piet Van Elst (Carl Möhner) discover the war is over. The desperately try to keep the fact secret from their captors in the hope that the camp will be liberated. Lambert struggles to maintain discipline while his men, and the women held captive in a neighbouring compound, fight for their lives…

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The Camp on Blood Island (1958)

War/Action/Drama · 1h 22m · 6/11/1958

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The War has ended...now the slaughter begins!

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The Malay Peninsula, 1945. The prisoner-of-war camp on Blood Island is commanded by the brutal Colonel Yamamitsu (Ronald Radd) and his sadistic henchman, Captain Sakamura (Marne Maitland). Aware that his war crimes will condemn him, Yamamitsu has vowed to slaughter all his prisoners if Japan surrenders. Inmates Colonel Lambert (André Morell) and Piet Van Elst (Carl Möhner) discover the war is over. The desperately try to keep the fact secret from their captors in the hope that the camp will be liberated. Lambert struggles to maintain discipline while his men, and the women held captive in a neighbouring compound, fight for their lives…

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Japanese

Country

United Kingdom

Production Companies

Columbia Pictures Corporation, Hammer Film Productions

Revenue

$3,500,000
Cast
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André Morell

Lambert (as Andre Morell)
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Carl Möhner

'Dutch' (as Carl Mohner)
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Walter Fitzgerald

Beattie
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Edward Underdown

Dawes
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Phil Brown

Bellamy
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Barbara Shelley

Kate
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Michael Goodliffe

Anjou
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Michael Gwynn

Shields
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Ronald Radd

Yamamitsu
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Marne Maitland

Sakamura
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Wolfe Morris

Interpreter
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Richard Wordsworth

Keiller
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Mary Merrall

Helen
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Michael Ripper

Driver
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Edwin Richfield

Sergeant
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Barry Lowe

Betts
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Max Butterfield

Hallam
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Lee Montague

Jap Officer
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Liliane Sottane

Mala (as Lillian Sottane)
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Peter Forbes-Robertson

Thornton (as Peter Wayn)
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Jack McNaughton

First Prisoner
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Michael Brill

Davis
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Jan Holden

Nurse
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Betty Cooper

Woman Prisoner
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Anne Ridler

Woman Prisoner
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Barbara Yu Ling

Woman Prisoner (as Barbara Lee)
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Grace Denbeigh-Russell

Woman Prisoner (as Grace Denbigh-Russell)
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Jacqueline Curtis

Sick Prisoner (as Jacqueline Curtiss)
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Jack Armstrong

Male prisoner (uncredited)
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Geoffrey Bayldon

Foster - New Prisoner (uncredited)
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Jack 'Kid' Berg

Japanese soldier (uncredited)
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Robin Burns

Male prisoner (uncredited)
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Aza Caralova

Female prisoner (uncredited)
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Ted Carroll

Relief soldier (uncredited)
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Alf Casha

Male prisoner (uncredited)
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Anthony Chinn

Japanese Sentry (uncredited)
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Jack Dearlove

Male prisoner (uncredited)
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Michael Felton

Small boy (uncredited)
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David Goh

Japanese Soldier (uncredited)
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Ursula Granville

Female prisoner (uncredited)
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Paddy Hayes

Japanese soldier in gun tower (uncredited)
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Cyril Kent

Male prisoner (uncredited)
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Anthony Lang

NCO prisoner (uncredited)
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Arnold Lee

Japanese soldier (uncredited)
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Aileen Lewis

Woman's Camp Prisoner (uncredited)
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Pat Lewis

Female prisoner (uncredited)
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Charles Rayford

Male prisoner (uncredited)
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Milton Reid

Japanese Executioner (uncredited)
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Kenji Takaki

Japanese Patrol (uncredited)
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John Tatham

Male prisoner (uncredited)
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Howard Williams

2nd Prisoner (uncredited)
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Vincent Wong

Japanese Driver (uncredited)
Crew
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Val Guest

Director
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Jon Manchip White

Writer
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Val Guest

Writer
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Anthony Hinds

Producer
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Jack Asher

Cinematograpy
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Bill Lenny

Editor
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Gerard Schurmann

Music
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Jock May

Sound
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John Stoll

Art
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Camp on Blood Island

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

11/16/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

The Camp On Blood Island

(DVD)

11/6/2012

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