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Ice Station Zebra

Released 1968
Distributor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Directed by John Sturges, an expert at action-powered epics, Ice Station Zebra is one of the last of the deluxe “roadshow” movies (it even comes with an overture and intermission). It was too square for late sixties audiences but seen now it plays like a relic from the fifties, as comfortable as an old shoe and just as unfashionable. Shrewd casting paired Hollywood icon Rock Hudson with newly minted action star Jim Brown and 60’s cult favorite Patrick McGoohan in the leads.

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About Alan Spencer

Alan Spencer is best known for creating the classic satirical eighties sitcom Sledge Hammer! and the recent controversial "ultra violent" comedy Bullet in the Face for IFC. For years he's been regarded as one of Hollywood's top script doctors and has never lost a patient.