Ten Seconds to Hell

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Fair to middling Aldrich, which would pack more punch if the characterisation had a little more oomph. The storyline certainly grabs at the nerve ends: six German bomb disposal experts return from a British PoW camp to post-war Berlin, where they agree to pool their monthly pay packets in a kitty to be offered to the last survivor from their number. Palance and Chandler are left to sweat it out over unexploded devices and the similarly potent presence of love interest Carol. Ernest Laszlo's crisp monochrome camerawork makes the German capital look grim indeed.

Release details

Duration: 94 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Robert Aldrich
Screenwriter: Robert Aldrich, Teddi Sherman
Cast: Jack Palance
Jeff Chandler
Richard Wattis
Dave Willock
Robert Cornthwaite
Martine Carol
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