Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain (1969)

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In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.

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  • Harry Andrews

    as Senior civil servant
  • Michael Caine

    as Squadron Leader Canfield
  • Trevor Howard

    as Air Vice Marshal Keith Park
  • Curd Jürgens

    as Baron von Richter
  • Ian McShane

    as Sgt. Pilot Andy
  • Laurence Olivier

    as Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding
  • Christopher Plummer

    as Squadron Leader Colin Harvey
  • Kenneth More

    as Group Capt. Baker
  • Nigel Patrick

    as Group Capt. Hope
  • Michael Redgrave

    as Air Vice Marshal Evill
  • Ralph Richardson

    as Sir David Kelly - British Minister to Switzerland
  • Robert Shaw

    as Squadron Leader Skipper
  • Patrick Wymark

    as Air Vice Marshal Trafford Leigh-Mallory
  • Susannah York

    as Section Officer Maggie Harvey
  • Michael Bates

    as Warrant Officer Warwick
  • Robert Flemyng

    as Wing Cmdr. Willoughby
  • Edward Fox

    as Pilot Officer Archie
  • W.G. Foxley

    as Squadron Leader Evans
  • Barry Foster

    as Sqd. Leader Edwards
  • James Cosmo

    as Jamie
  • Jack Gwillim

    as Senior Air Staff Officer
  • Wilfried von Aacken

    as Gen. Osterkamp
  • Karl-Otto Alberty

    as General Jeschonnek - Luftwaffe Chief of Staff
  • Helmut Kircher

    as Boehm
  • Paul Neuhaus

    as Maj. Föhn
  • Dietrich Frauboes

    as Field Marshal Milch (Inspector General, Luftwaffe)
  • Malte Petzel

    as Col. Beppo Schmidt (Luftwaffe Intelligence)
  • Peter Hager

    as Field Marshal Albert Kesselring
  • Hein Riess

    as Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring
  • Rolf Stiefel

    as Adolf Hitler
  • Manfred Reddemann

    as Maj. Falke
  • Alexander Allerson

    as Maj. Brandt
  • Alf Jungermann

    as Brandt's Navigator
  • Jean Wladon

    as Jean Jacques
  • Philip Ettington

    as Douglas (uncredited)
Directing Guy Hamilton Director
Production Harry Saltzman Producer
Editing Bert Bates Editor
Crew Cliff Richardson Special Effects
Sound Ron Goodwin Original Music Composer
Camera Freddie Young Director of Photography
Art Bert Davey Art Direction
Art Jack Maxsted Art Direction
Production Maude Spector Casting
Production Claude Hudson Production Manager
Art Gil Parrondo Art Direction
Crew Wally Veevers Special Effects
Camera Wally Veevers Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up George Frost Makeup Artist
Art William Hutchinson Art Direction
Writing Derek Dempster Novel
Writing Wilfred Greatorex Screenplay
Writing James Kennaway Screenplay
Writing Derek Wood Novel
Production Benjamin Fisz Producer
Costume & Make-Up Eric Allwright Makeup Artist
Production Sydney Streeter Production Supervisor
Art Maurice Carter Supervising Art Director
Crew Glenn Robinson Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up John Wilson-Apperson Costume Supervisor
Crew Ray Caple Special Effects
Camera Mike Rutter Focus Puller