PG certificateYangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst is a Film programme that first aired in 1957 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst is a 3 star programme

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Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst (1957)

Directed by
Michael Anderson Jr.

Historical war drama. Michael Anderson's account of the true story of HMS Ameythst, a British frigate "captured" by Chinese communists during the Chinese revolution and whose dash to freedom under shellfire captured the imagination of the world.

Written by ,

Also known as "Yangtse Incident"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1957

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White

When is Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst next on TV?

It's next showing on Talking Pictures TV June 21st, 9:00pm. See more...


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