John Richards worked on Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s international award winning “Band of Brothers” for HBO. The ten part mini series follows the men of Easy Company from their first training to the end of World War Two. John edited episodes five and six, working with directors Tom Hanks and David Leland (Wish You Were Here, The Land Girls).
Part 5. Crossroads.
Written by Erik Jendresen
Directed by Tom Hanks
Winters (Damien Lewis), leading a risky attack on a Dutch dike, finds himself alone and facing an SS Division. He shoots a young soldier and this has a psychological effect on the lieutenant.
- Official website
- Band of Brothers at AllRovi
- Band of Brothers at TV.com
- Band of Brothers at the Internet Movie Database
- Rotten Tomatoes.com Band of Brothers reviews
- Mark Bando’s Band of Brothers pages (Bando is a prolific historian of the 101st Airborne)
- Original movie of the U.S. Army: liberation of the concentration camp Kaufering IV (by Landsberg Lech), in April 1945: This film and the photos, made by the U.S. Army, served as a template for Part 9 “Band of Brothers.” These documents were given to the team of director and producer Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks by the European Holocaust Memorial (Landsberg).
- Kaufering Online memorial (Many pictures of Camp IV Hurlach)
- Bill Guarnere and Babe Heffron discuss their experience as part of the Band of Brothers
- Band of Brothers film page
- Band of Brothers – an extra’s life Documentary highlighting the experiences of the extras that worked on the HBO mini-series