Battle of Britain

United Kingdom, 1969

Film
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This film recreates the greatest air battle in history, when the outnumbered British Royal Airforce battled and fought off the powerful German Luftwaffe at the beginning of World War II. For this film more than 100 vintage aircraft were assembled to re-enact the historic battle in the skies over England. Stars Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Curt Jurgens, Kenneth More, Ralph Richardson.

Credits

production company

United Artists Corporation

co-producer

Harry Saltzman

S Benjamin Fisz Productions

Duration

02:10:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1969

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325367

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Britain, Battle of, 1940

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Great Britain

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

History → History

War films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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