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WWII british combat films

by Guest6940  |  11 years, 4 month(s) ago

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I was wondering if you can name for me any British combat films made during and about WWII. I am looking for the British equivalent of movies like Destination: Tokyo, Air Force, Wake Island, and Objective Burma! and Sahara.

Thank you very much,
Ry

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  1. John

    Hello Ry

    Here are some for you.......

    The First of the few (1942), starring Leslie Howard & David Niven

    In Which We Serve (1942), starring Noel Coward

    Went the Day Well? (1942), starring Leslie Banks

    San Demetrio London (1943), starring Walter Fitzgerald

    The Way Ahead (1944), starring David Niven

    Odette (1950), starring Anna Neagle

    The Gift Horse (1952)

    The Cruel Sea (1953), starring Jack Hawkins

    The Desert Rats (1953), starring Richard Burton & James Mason

    The Red Beret (1953), starring Alan Ladd

    The Dam Busters (1954), starring Richard Todd & Michael Redgrave

    The Malta Story (1954), starring Jack Hawkins & Alec Guinness

    Cockleshell Heroes (1955), starring José Ferrer

    Above Us the Waves (1955), starring John Mills

    Reach for the Sky (1956), starring Kenneth More

    Ill Met by Moonlight (1956), starring Dirk Bogarde

    The Battle of the River Plate (1956), starring Peter Finch

    Dunkirk (1958), starring John Mills

    Carve Her Name With Pride (1958), starring Virginia McKenna

    Sink the Bismarck! (1960), starring Kenneth More

    The Guns of Navarone (1961), starring Gregory Peck & David Niven

    The Heroes of Telemark (1965), starring Kirk Douglas & Richard Harris

    The Battle of Britain (1969), starring Michael Caine

    Raid on Rommel (1971), starring Richard Burton

    A Bridge Too Far (1977), starring Anthony Hopkins

    There were also a number of excellent documentary films made that cover the subject and may be of interest......

    The Lion Has Wings (1939)

    Target for Tonight (1941)

    The Silent Village (1943)

    Western Approaches (1944)

    The True Glory (1945)

    And then, of course, there were the \"Prison Camp\" films that the British Cinema was very good at making......

    The Wooden Horse (1950), starring Anthony Steel

    Albert R.N. (1953), starring Anthony Steel

    The Colditz Story (1954), starring Eric Portman

    Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), starring Alec Guinness

    Danger Within (1959), starring Richard Todd & Richard Attenborough

    Glad to be of help.

    Cheers
     

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