Battle of Britain (1969)

Genres - Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Epic  |   Release Date - Sep 15, 1969 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 140 min.  |   Countries - Germany, United Kingdom, United States  |   MPAA Rating - G
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

James Bond-flick director Guy Hamilton helmed this episodic, all-star World War II film. With Sir Laurence Olivier heading up an ensemble cast as flight commander Sir Hugh Dowdling, The Battle of Britain pays tribute to other nationalities instrumental in fending off the waves of Luftwaffe planes, notably the expatriate Polish and Czech pilots. Trevor Howard, Michael Caine, and Michael Redgrave also populate the cast.



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