The Lion Has Wings (1939) Poster


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Referenced in 

Dad's Army: The Lion Has Phones (1969) (TV Episode)
Given the other references to Powell & Pressburger films, the title of this episode must refer to this one.
Return to the Edge of the World (1978)
Mentioned in narration.
American Pickers: This One Stings (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike finds a theatre display for the film. The owner says "I think it's 1920s" despite the display showing a 1940s fighter aircraft.


Triumph of the Will (1935)
Scenes from "Triumph of the Will" are extracted and included in The Lion Has Wings (1939) so that they can be mockingly compared to life in Britain just before the war.
Fire Over England (1937)
The scenes from "Fire over England" of Queen Elizabeth addressing the troops at Tibury before they go off to fight the Spanish Armada are included to give the impression of a general call to arms to defeat a potential invader

Featured in 

Arena: A Pretty British Affair (1981) (TV Episode)
Clips included in documentary
The South Bank Show: Michael Powell (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Sabu: The Elephant Boy (1993)
Clips shown
War Stories (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown

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