The Way Ahead

The Way Ahead (1944)

From Workers — To Warriors

  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Release Date: 1944-06-09
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 35 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Two Cities Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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A mismatched collection of conscripted civilians find training tough under Lieutenant Jim Perry and Sergeant Ned Fletcher when they are called up to replace an infantry battalion that had suffered casualties at Dunkirk.

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    Directing Carol Reed Director
    Writing Eric Ambler Story
    Art David Rawnsley Art Direction
    Writing Peter Ustinov Screenplay
    Sound William Alwyn Original Music Composer
    Production Herbert Smith Executive Producer
    Production John Sutro Producer
    Editing Fergus McDonell Editor
    Production Norman Walker Producer
    Writing Eric Ambler Screenplay
    Production Stanley Haynes Producer
    Editing Clive Donner Editor
    Production Irene Howard Casting
    Crew Henry Harris Special Effects
    Camera Guy Green Director of Photography
    Directing Frank Bevis Assistant Director
    Sound Muir Mathieson Music Director
    Crew Bill Warrington Special Effects
    Camera Wally Fairweather Clapper Loader
    Sound George Paternoster Boom Operator
    Sound Desmond Dew Sound Recordist
    Sound C. C. Stevens Sound Recordist