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

director

Guy Hamilton

co-producer

S Benjamin Fisz Productions

Harry Saltzman

production company

United Artists Corporation

Language

English

Duration

02:10:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38820

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

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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