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Sharpe's Eagle

1809
 

Wellesley promotes Sharpe to Captain.

He and the Chosen Men are becoming attached to the "South Essex" Regiment. Their task? Making sure, that the inexperienced regiment unter the command of the likewise inexperienced Colonel Simmerson is properly carrying out the blowing-up of a bridge.

Because of the incompetence of Simmerson the catastrophy happens. Simmerson is losing a number of men and - the "Kings Colours". To exculpate himself, he blames Sharpe for it. The Captain must fear to be degraded.

Only an extraordinary deed can save him. At the Battle of Talavera Sharpe risks everything, to capture a French standard - one of the famous Imperial Eagles.With the help of the faithful Sergeant Harper and the Chosen Men, he finally succeeds...

   
Production 1992, Greatbritain  
Running time app. 101 minutes  
Languages English (Original Language)
German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Yiddish
 
Original Airing TV UK ITV / 12. May 1993  
DVD

UK: Format: PAL - Region: 2
Sharpe's Rifles/Sharpe's Eagle, (2 Discs Set), 2002
Sharpe, The Complete Series (15 Disc Box Set), 2005

USA: Format: NTSC - Region: 1
Sharpe's Eagle, (1 Disc) 2000
Sharpe's Complete Collection (15 Disc Box Set), 2006

Germany: available, look here

     
   

Sharpe's Rifles
Sharpe's Eagle

Sharpe's Company
Sharpe's Enemy
Sharpe's Honour - Long Version

Sharpe's Gold - Long Version
Sharpe's Battle - Long Version
Sharpe's Sword - Long Version

Sharpe's Regiment
Sharpe's Siege
Sharpe's Mission

Sharpe's Revenge
Sharpe's Justice
Sharpe's Waterloo

Sharpe's Challenge
Sharpe's Peril

 
 
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