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The Eagle

Movie Release Date: February 11, 2011
Directed By: Kevin Macdonald
Starring: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland
Movie plot:

In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father’s memory by finding his lost legion’s golden emblem. –

Book Release Date: 1954
Originally Published as: The Eagle of the Ninth
Written By: Rosemary Sutcliff
Book Description:

In A.D. 119 the Ninth Roman Legion marched north into the wilds of Britain beyond Agricola’s Wall and disappeared without a trace. Fifteen years later, Marcus Flavius Aquila, the son of the unit’s commander, embarks on a quest to recover the lost eagle standard of the Ninth, symbol of a legion’s-and his family’s-honor. – From ‘Square Fish’ book jacket

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Posted by on April 27, 2011 in Books - 1954, Movies - 2011


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