Reach for the sky (Captioned)

United Kingdom, 1956

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The acclaimed film biography of British World War II hero, Douglas Bader, who after losing both legs in an aeroplane crash, overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most decorated and remarkable fighter aces in history. The film is based on the best-selling biography, “Douglas Bader”, written by Paul Brickhill. The film stars Kenneth More.

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Daniel M. Angel

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Lewis Gilbert



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