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One of Our Aircraft Is Missing [DVD] [1942]

Release Date:11/15/2016
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    One of Our Aircraft Is Missing
    This subtle, unadorned British war drama was the second collaboration between "The Archers," Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Six British bomber crewmen are obliged to bail out over Holland. To escape detection from the Nazis, the crewmen accept the hospitality of several Hollanders, all dedicated to the freedom-fighting activities of the Underground. The film is constructed along the lines of the earlier Powell-Pressburger film The Invaders, except that the escapees are British rather than German and their Dutch contacts are willing rather than reluctant co-conspirators. The six male stars are Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams, Bernard Miles, Hugh Burden, and Emrys Jones; among those who aid them in their flight to freedom are Googie Withers, Joyce Redman, and Peter Ustinov. The austere photography by Ronald Neame is complemented by the to-the-point editing of future director David Lean. Adding to the verisimilitude of One of Our Aircraft is Missing is the utter absence of a musical score. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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      Godfrey Tearle - Sir George Corbett
    • Eric Portman
      Eric Portman - Tom Earnshaw
    • Hugh Williams
      Hugh Williams - Frank Shelley
    • Bernard Miles
      Bernard Miles - Geoff Hickman
    • Hugh Burden
      Hugh Burden - John Glyn Haggard

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