Plot: Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift.
Story: Two Lieutenants, Chard of Engineers and Bromhead find that their 140 man contingent in Natal has been isolated by the destruction of the main British Army column and that 4,000 Zulu warriors will descend on them in hours. Each has a different military background in tactics and they are immediatly in conflict on how to prepare for the attack. Nearly a third of the men are in the infirmary, as the welsh company tries to somehow survive with no help in sight. Based on a true story.</P>
Did you know: Several years ago Michael Caine aired a one man show. He stated that when he finished his audition he was rejected for the part. A few months later he was attending a cocktail party where the Producer was also attending. The Producer asked him if he wanted continued to desire the part, and Michael reminded him that his audition was considered "terrible". The Producer replied the original actor came down very sick and the crew was leaving from Heathrow the next morning. Michael shook the Producer
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