One of Our Aircraft Is Missing!
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: October 28, 2008
- Originally Released: 1941
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- (unspecified) English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Godfrey Tearle, Peter Ustinov & Eric Portman|
|Performer:||Hugh Williams, Eric Portman & Peter Ustinov|
|Directed by||Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger|
|Edited by||David Lean|
|Screenwriting by||Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger|
|Produced by||Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger|
|Director of Photography:||Ronald Neame|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Nominated for two Oscars (screenplay and special effects), this stirring World War II bomber saga is one of the best of its' kind, with credit going to the powerhouse writer/producer/director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressberger. Future Academy Award winning director David Lean contributes fine work as editor.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 19 ratings.
I saw this movie originally on AMC back when they were THE go-to channel for quality uncolorized and commercial-free movies. I expected a typical propaganda-type early war movie, replete with stereotypes - but I was pleasantly surprised by its quality in story line, acting and most noticeably (for me) its cinematography. I can't say enough about this movie, and about how you really ought to have a copy - you'll want to watch it more than once!
You're in for a rare treat when you watch this film. It's a definite step above other similar type films. Look for a skinny Peter Ustinov as the parish priest in what might have been his first film (or one of his first). Yes, it was made during the early days of WWII and the good guys are good guys and the Dutch underground is filled with heroic men and attractive women and the Germans are all dumb Nazis, easily hoodwinked or outwitted, but it's well worth watching thanks to a good story, good dialogue, and some exciting moments. Being nomintaed for 2 Oscras has got to mean something as well.
- Sales Rank: 3,418
- UPC: 089218568397
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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