Emperor of the North (1973)

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Set in America during the Great Depression, Emperor of the North is the story of a violent battle of wills between a sadistic train guard, Shack, (Ernest Borgnine) who has vowed no vagrant will ride his train and survive, and a single-minded drifter, Number 1, (Lee Marvin) who is determined to make a lie of the boast.

Bound together by their mutual loathing, Slack and Number 1 hurtle together across America aboard the steam train, locked in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse, as each seeks to secure their position in local legend by destroying the other.

At once a classic action thriller, starring two of the genre's greatest stars, and an allegorical drama entrenched in a specific period of American history, Emperor of the North is a truly unforgettable film from the legendary director Robert Aldrich.
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Starring
Lee Marvin
Ernest Borgnine
Keith Carradine
Charles Tyner
Malcolm Atterbury
Simon Oakland
Harry Caesar
Hal Baylor
Matt Clark
Directed by
Robert Aldrich
Music
Frank De Vol
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding
Drama 1973 115:12 (Case: 75) 576i (PAL) 1 2 3 4 5 6
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Widescreen 1.85:1, 16x9 Enhanced
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English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono (224Kb/s)
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