Reach for the sky (Captioned)

United Kingdom, 1956

Film
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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.

Credits

production company

Rank Organisation Film Productions

producer

Daniel M. Angel

Duration

02:10:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303982

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Bader, Douglas, 1910-1982

Biographical

Closed captioning

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

History → History

Literature → Literature

People → Bader, Douglas, 1910-1982

People → Biographical films

War films

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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