Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst 1957

While sailing lawfully up the Yangste in 1949, the British warship Amethyst found its return to the open sea blocked by Communist Chinese shore batteries that unexpectedly opened fire. In charge, Lietenant Commander Kerans was not however prepared for his crew and his ship to remain as a hostage for the Chinese to use as an international pawn.

Directed by: Michael Anderson
Runtime:113 minutes
Cast:
Richard Todd
Richard Todd
Lieutenant-Commander John Simon Kerans 
William Hartnell
William Hartnell
Leading Seaman Frank 
Akim Tamiroff
Akim Tamiroff
Colonel Peng 
Donald Houston
Donald Houston
Lieutenant Weston 
Keye Luke
Keye Luke
Captain Kuo Tai 
Sophie Stewart
Sophie Stewart
Miss Charlotte Dunlap