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.

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Credits

director

Guy Hamilton

co-producer

Harry Saltzman

S Benjamin Fisz Productions

production company

United Artists Corporation

Duration

02:10:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1969

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325367

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q714989

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