In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines. Plenty of realistic reenactments and archival combat footage as the British are beseiged and try to fight off the Luftwaffe. Against this background, a RAF reconnaissance photographer's romance with a local girl is endangered as he tries to plot enemy movements. Written by
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5 August 1954 (USA)
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Also Known As:
A Ilha Heróica
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(Western Electric Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?
MG Y/T convertible touring car appears in one scene of this movie. there were only 877 of these ever built. Very few were ever sent to the are that was the setting for this movie. See more
There is a scene in the movie where a 4 seat convertible is parked in front of a bomber and a few guys are up on the wing of the plane performing maintenance. The car is a 1948 or 1949 MG YT. Clearly this car would not have been available in the time period in which the movie is set. See more
Opening credits prologue: MALTA 1942 See more