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Glory at Sea (1952)

Gift Horse (original title)
In 1940, the captain of an old Royal Navy destroyer struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis.

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Lt. Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser
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Able Seaman 'Dripper' Daniels
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Ordinary Seaman 'Yank' Flanagan
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Lt. Richard Jennings, No. 1
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A.S. 'Stripey' Wood
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Glad Flanagan
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Captain David G. Wilson, Division Commander
Robin Bailey ...
Lt. Michael Grant, Pilot
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John Forrest ...
Appleby the Captain's Steward
Patric Doonan ...
Petty Officer Martin (as Patrick Doonan)
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Ned Hardy, Owner Golden Bull
Tony Quinn ...
McConalog the Bartender
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John A. Fraser, Hugh's Son
George Street ...
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In 1940, the captain of an old Royal Navy destroyer struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis.

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Trivia

The film is loosely based on the actual raid undertaken in 1942 by HMS Campbeltown, in which the ship, loaded with explosives, rammed and subsequently destroyed the dock gates at the French port of St Nazaire. This was the only dry dock outside of Germany able to accept and repair the German battleships Tipitz and Bismark. See more »

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Good King Wenceslas
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Arranged by Eric Rogers
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The 39 Year Old Trevor Howard
13 September 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

He's quite interesting to watch is old Trevor Howard. His quintessential upper class English manner is endearing and engaging. He does have the grit between his teeth, and a depth of range in his voice. He won me over in this film.


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