Stars of Eger (1968)

Movie


Stars of Eger (1968)
Egri csillagok (original title)

Following the partly fictional story of the novel (by Géza Gárdonyi) we see the rise and love life of a gallant Hungarian soldier, Gergely Bornemissza, who is also present at the Battle of Eger - one of the most important battles against the Turkish Empire.
Hungary
Bulgaria
IMDb   7.4 /10
Creators
Director Zoltán Várkonyi
Writer Géza Gárdonyi
Writer István Nemeskürty
Information
Release Date1968-12-19
Runtime2h 37mins
GenreAdventure, History, Romance, War
Content Rating
Awards
CompanyMafilm
CountryHungary, Bulgaria
LanguageGerman, Hungarian, Turkish, Spanish
István Kovács
István Kovács
Bornemissza Gergely
Vera Venczel
Vera Venczel
Cecey Éva
Dobó István
György Korga
György Korga
Bornemissza Jancsika (as Korga Gyuri)
Gábor Mádi Szabó
Gábor Mádi Szabó
Cecey
Vera Szemere
Vera Szemere
Ceceyné
Éva Ruttkai
Éva Ruttkai
Izabella Királynõ
Mekcsey István
Török Bálint
Péter Benkö
Péter Benkö
Török János
Sárközy cigány
Hegedûs István
László Tahi Tóth
László Tahi Tóth
Kobzos Ádám
Miklós diák

Stars of Eger (1968 film)

Stars of Eger (Hungarian:Egri csillagok) is a 1968 Hungarian-Bulgarian historical film directed by Zoltán Várkonyi and starring Imre Sinkovits, György Bárdy and István Kovács. It is an adaptation of the 1899 novel Eclipse of the Crescent Moon by Géza Gárdonyi. An earlier silent film adaptation, Stars of Eger, was made in 1923. "Stars of Eger" is a direct translation of the original Hungarian title of the novel.


Partial cast

  • Imre Sinkovits - István Dobó
  • György Bárdy - Jumurdzsák
  • István Kovács - Gergely Bornemissza
  • Tibor Bitskey - Mekcsey István
  • Gábor Agárdy - Sárközy
  • Vera Venczel - Éva Cecey
  • Éva Ruttkai - Queen Isabella Jagiellon
  • Hilda Gobbi - Baloghné
  • Vera Szemere - Ceceyné
  • Péter Benkő - János Török
  • Rudolf Somogyvári - István Hegedûs
  • Gyula Benkő - Veli bég
  • László Tahi Tóth - Kobzos Ádám
  • Géza Tordy - Miklós
  • Tamás Major - Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Gábor Mádi Szabó - Cecey
  • Zoltán Latinovits - Imre Varsányi
  • Gábor Koncz - János
  • Samu Balázs - Bishop
  • Géza Polgár - Bojki Tamás
  • Antal Farkas - Debrõi, innkeeper
  • József Fonyó - Emperor Ferdinand's interpreter
  • László György - Woodsmith
  • József Horváth - Sukán
  • László Inke - Turkish leader
  • György Korga - Bornemissza Jancsika
  • Tibor Molnár - Friar Márton
  • Lajos Pándy - Fügedy
  • János Rajz - Friar
  • Levente Sipeki - Fürjes Ádám
  • Nándor Tomanek - Preacher
  • István Velenczei - Father György
  • Ferenc Zenthe - Josef, the German mercenary
  • László Bánhidi - Jumurdzsák's prisoner
  • Ferenc Bessenyei - Bálint Török
  • Péter Blaskó - Hungarian soldier
  • András Kern - Cook
  • Zoltán Várkonyi - Emperor Ferdinand I

External links

  • Stars of Eger at IMDb
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