In a British Army “glasshouse” (military prison) in the Libyan Desert, prisoners convicted of service offences such as insubordination, being drunk while on duty, going AWOL or petty theft etc. are subjected to repetitive drill in the blazing desert heat.
Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Ray Rigby
Cast: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Alfred Lynch, Ossie Davis, Ian Hendry, Roy Kinnear, Michael Redgrave, Jack Watson, Neil McCarthy, Norman Bird
Production: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Seven Arts