Cast a Giant Shadow 55 years old

Outnumbered - unarmed - unprepared - they stunned the world with their incredible victory!

Cast a Giant Shadow

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as partition is granted. He is made commander of the Israeli forces just before the war begins.

Credits

Cast a Giant Shadow Cast

Name Character
Michael Douglas He was 21, now 77 years old as Jeep Driver (uncredited)
Angie Dickinson She was 34, now 90 years old as Emma Marcus
Chaim Topol He was 30, now 86 years old as Abou Ibn Kader
Senta Berger She was 24, now 80 years old as Magda Simon
Yul Brynner He was 45, 65 years old when he died as Asher Gonen
Kirk Douglas He was 49, 103 years old when he died as Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus
John Wayne He was 58, 72 years old when he died as Gen. Mike Randolph
Frank Sinatra He was 50, 82 years old when he died as Vince Talmadge
Michael Hordern He was 54, 83 years old when he died as British Ambassador
Ruth White She was 51, 55 years old when she died as Mrs. Chaison
Luther Adler He was 62, 81 years old when he died as Jacob Zion
James Donald He was 48, 76 years old when he died as Maj. Safir
Jeremy Kemp He was 31, 84 years old when he died as Senior British Officer
Gordon Jackson He was 42, 66 years old when he died as James MacAfee
Frank Latimore He was 40, 73 years old when he died as 1st U.N. Officer
Roland Bartrop He was 40, 43 years old when he died as Bert Harrison
Claude Aliotti He was 40, 63 years old when he died as 2nd Sentry
Sean Barrett He was 25, now 81 years old as Junior British Officer
Allan Cuthbertson He was 45, 67 years old when he died as Immigration Officer
Stathis Giallelis He was 25, now 80 years old as Ram Oren
Michael Shillo He was 45, 86 years old when he died as Andre Simon
Arthur Hansel He was 35, 82 years old when he died as Pentagon Officer
Rod Dana He was 31, now 87 years old as Aide to Gen. Randolph
Dan Sturkie He was 42, 68 years old when he died as Jump Sergeant

Cast a Giant Shadow Crew

Name Department
Bert Bates as Editor. He was 58 (68) years old when He died Editing
Gene Ruggiero as Editor. He was 55 (91) years old when He died Editing
Ted Berkman as Screenplay. He was 52 (92) years old when He died Writing
Lynn Stalmaster as Casting. He was 38 (now 94) years old Production
Elmer Bernstein as Original Music Composer. He was 43 (82) years old when He died Sound
Margaret Furse as Costume Design. She was 55 (63) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
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Cast a Giant Shadow (55 years)

Outnumbered - unarmed - unprepared - they stunned the world with their incredible victory!

  • Release day: Wednesday, March 30, 1966
  • Runtime: 146 minutes