Reach for the sky

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.

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Credits

director

Lewis Gilbert

producer

Daniel M. Angel

production company

Rank Organisation Film Productions

Duration

02:10:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1956

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