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  1. The Wild Geese attracted controversy for being filmed in apartheid-era South Africa, with sizeable demonstrations accompanying its London premiere accusing it of racism - this is despite the fact that the film was very popular amongst black South Africans (producer Euan Lloyd even distributed copies of the Soweto Times detailing packed-out cinemas to protestors in an attempt to calm them) and.
  2. The Wild Geese director - exclusive new interview with director Andrew V. McLaglen The Mercenary - exclusive new interview with military advisor Mike Hoare The Last of the Gentleman Producuers - documentary on producer Euan Lloyd featuring Lloyd, Roger Moore, Joan Armatrading, Ingrid Pitt & more5/5(1).
  3. The Wild Geese is about a generation of men who demobbed from the Army after the Second World War, were unable to make peace work, and who sold their services as soldiers in the world's troublespots to the highest bidder/10(K).
  4. The film is based on a novel and apparently the Wild Geese were an Irish merc army of the 17th century, but why would a modern unit of mercs call themselves that? are they Irish? is it simply 63%.
  5. Richard Burton, Roger Moore, and Richard Harris are a team of mercenaries who must remove a deposed African president and transport him to adrierdredironcrusherkeswyn.xyzinfo: Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris.
  6. The Wild Geese is probably a second tier effort, it's pace is a little laguid to be truly compelling, and while it is not as fun as Force 10 From Navarone, a film that I have a true soft spot for, it does have a lot to recommend about it. The acting in The Wild Geese is somewhat brilliant/5(K).
  7. Jun 28,  · A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader. Written by Richard Young Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis/10(K).
  8. Jan 20, - Irish soldiers in the service of France & Spain from the War of the Grand Alliance to the Napoleonic Wars. See more ideas about The wild geese, Napoleonic wars, Irish pins.
  9. The Wild Geese History As part of the Treaty of Limerick in , the Irish forces of Patrick Sarsfield, who had fought the army of William of Orange to a standstill, were given the option of sailing to France to join the Stuart King, James II, in exile. (Right: Uniforms of the Irish Brigade of France.

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