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Fifties British War Films: Days of Glory (2013)

Classic 1950's British WWII movies such as The Dam Busters, The Cruel Sea and The Colditz Story are revisited. Historian Simon Heffer and those who worked on the films defend the way the British society and the war were portrayed in them.

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Hans Petch

Writer:

Simon Heffer

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Simon Heffer Simon Heffer ... Himself - Presenter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Anderson ... Himself
Michael Balcon ... Himself (archive footage)
Guy Hamilton ... Himself
Peter Hennessy Peter Hennessy ... Himself - Queen Mary, University of London (as Professor Peter Hennessy)
Virginia McKenna ... Herself (as Virginia McKenna OBE)
Donald Sinden ... Himself (as Sir Donald Sinden CBE)
Matthew Sweet Matthew Sweet ... Himself
Sylvia Syms ... Herself (as Sylvia Syms OBE)
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Classic 1950's British WWII movies such as The Dam Busters, The Cruel Sea and The Colditz Story are revisited. Historian Simon Heffer and those who worked on the films defend the way the British society and the war were portrayed in them.

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Documentary | War

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 2013 (UK) See more »

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Color | Black and White (archive footage)
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