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For Those in Peril (1944)

An RAF officer wishes to fly, but isn't allowed and is posted to the RAF Air Sea Rescue operating in the English Channel.

Director:

Charles Crichton

Writers:

Richard Hillary (by), Harry Watt (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
David Farrar ... Flt.Lt. Murray
Ralph Michael Ralph Michael ... P / O Rawlings
Robert Wyndham Robert Wyndham ... Sqd.Ldr Leverett
John Slater ... A / C 1. Wilkie
Robert Griffith Robert Griffith ... Coxswain
John Batten ... Wireless Officer
William Rodwell William Rodwell ... Air Gunner
Tony Bazell Tony Bazell ... Lt. Overton, R.N. (as Anthony Bazell)
Leslie Clarke Leslie Clarke ... A / C1. Pearson
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A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue instead. His boat is out in all conditions picking up downed pilots and taking them to safety. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Opening credits prologue: The characters portrayed are fictitious, but the events are based on facts. See more »

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The ship numbers are inconsistent. At c.55 minutes Ship Number 183 is towing Ship Number 156. At c. 58 minutes Ship Number 183 is towing Ship Number 134. See more »

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[Prologue] This film was made with the co-operation of the Admiralty and the Air Ministry and thanks are due to those officers and other ranks of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force who took part in it. The characters portrayed are fictitious, but the events are based on facts See more »

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Filming Locations
24 October 2008 | by info-17865See all my reviews

The majority of it was filmed at Newhaven and some, such as the Walrus flying over the Church at nearby Shoreham by Sea where the plane was based. Although released 1944 said locally to have been filmed in mid 1943. Many useful shots of Royal Air Force Air Sea Rescue craft of No 28 Air Sea Rescue unit as well as Royal Navy Coastal craft (ie Motor Launches and Torpedo boats )from HMS Aggressive which was based in the ferry port of Newhaven. There are also several shots of Royal Navy Patrol Service Armed Trawlers and other Auxillary craft. Acting a little wooden by modern standards but never the less a valuable insight into a Port at War


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1944 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Epithesis anamesa stis narkes See more »

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Ealing Studios See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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