1932: "Service" by C. L. Anthony. Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London WC2. Cast list also included; Leslie Banks, Tracy Holmes, Harding Steerman, Allan Jeayes, Dorothy Hamilton, Annie Esmond, Robert Gilbert, Iris March, J H Roberts, Edwin Dodds, Vivienne Desmond, Phyllis Dalby, Basil Moss, Elizabeth Arnold, Evelyn ...
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2nd Lieut Jack Hawkins
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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All of us in the film were sure that we were making something quite unusual, and a long way removed from the Errol Flynn
-taking-Burma-single-handed syndrome. This was the period of some very indifferent American war movies, whereas The Cruel Sea
(1953) contained no false heroics. That is why we all felt that we were making a genuine example of the way in which a group of men went to war.
Underwent cobalt treatment for a secondary condition of the larynx in 1959 after making The League of Gentlemen
(1960). Afterwards he took voice coaching and reduced the number of cigarettes he smoked each day from about sixty to five. However, while filming Guns at Batasi
(1964) five years later his voice began to fail. It was not until Christmas 1965 that he was diagnosed with throat cancer, by...
Often played friendly World War II officers