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One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)

 |  Action, Drama, War  |  27 June 1942 (UK)
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When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Godfrey Tearle ...
Sir George Corbett - Rear Gunner in B for Bertie
Eric Portman ...
Tom Earnshaw - Second Pilot in B for Bertie
Hugh Williams ...
Frank Shelley - Observer / Navigator in B for Bertie
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Geoff Hickman - Front Gunner in B for Bertie
Hugh Burden ...
John Glyn Haggard - Pilot in B for Bertie
Emrys Jones ...
Bob Ashley - Radio Operator in B for Bertie
Pamela Brown ...
...
Jet van Dieren
...
Hay Petrie ...
The Burgomaster
Selma Vaz Dias ...
Burgomeister's wife (as Selma Van Dias)
Arnold Marlé ...
Pieter Sluys
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De Jong
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The Priest
Alec Clunes ...
The Organist
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Storyline

During the Allied Bombing offensive of World War II the public was often informed that "A raid took place last night over ..., One (or often more) of Our Aircraft Is Missing". Behind these sombre words hid tales of death, destruction and derring-do. This is the story of one such bomber crew who were shot down and the brave Dutch patriots who helped them home. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Release Date:

27 June 1942 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Un de nos avions n'est pas rentré  »

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Budget:

£70,000 (estimated)
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Feature film debut of Peter Ustinov. See more »

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The Germans are wearing First World War uniforms and equipment. See more »

Quotes

Else Meertens: Do you think that we Hollanders who threw the sea out of our country will let the Germans have it? Better the sea.
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Opening credits prologue: Sunday morning, 04.26, at an operational station somewhere in England See more »

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A well made film which reflects attitudes of the time.

A very professionally made film which avoids some of the more patronising aspects of other British WWII films. This is even more surprising considering that it was made at a very dark time in UK history. An excellent dialogue which is very well delivered by the actors.


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