The Pride and the Passion

The Pride and the Passion

Title: The Pride and the Passion

Release: 1957

Rating: 5.7

Language: English, Spanish

Country: USA

Runtime: 132

Genre: Action , Romance , Adventure , Drama , War

The Pride and the Passion

Release 1957
Rating 5.7
Language English, Spanish
Country USA
Runtime 132
Genre Action , Romance , Adventure , Drama , War



The story in this movie deals with the perseverance of Spaniards to take back their country from the French who have conquered Spain under Napoleon as he marched over Europe. A huge cannon, perhaps the largest in the world at that time, is discarded by the army as they retreat from the French invaders. A "ragtag" group of Spanish loyalists find "The Gun" and begin to restore it so they may tow it across Spain to the French stronghold in Avila and use it to open the giant walls for an invasion. Luckily Britain has sent someone to retrieve the cannon for England so they can have it to fight the French also AND to make sure that the French don't get the gun! A shoemaker and his voluptuous girl friend are the leaders of the peasants trying to get the gun to Avila. The Brit can't get help to get the giant gun back to his ship without the peasants and the shoemaker won't help him unless they all go blast Avila open first. The Brit has the knowledge needed to fire the weapon and the ...

Director :
Stanley Kramer
Writer :

Edna Anhalt (screen story and screenplay), Edward Anhalt (screen story and screenplay), C.S. Forester (novel)

Actors :

... Miguel

... Juana

... Anthony

... General Jouvet

... Sermaine

... Ballinger

... Carlos