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Missiles from Hell (1958)
"Battle of the V-1" (original title)

 |  Drama, War  |  25 August 1958 (UK)
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This forgotten war adventure centres on the secret Nazi missile installation of the V1 Rocket. Rennie is a guerilla fighter who leads a group of Polish fighters on a mission to destroy the ... See full summary »

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Stefan
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Zofia
Milly Vitale ...
Anna
David Knight ...
Tadek
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Stricker
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Brunner
John G. Heller ...
Fritz
Carl Jaffe ...
General
Peter Madden ...
Stanislaw
George Pravda ...
Karewski
Gordon Sterne ...
Margraaf
Carl Duering ...
Scientist
Harold Siddons ...
Master Bomber
George Pastell ...
Eryk
Henri Vidon ...
Konim (as Henry Vidon)
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This forgotten war adventure centres on the secret Nazi missile installation of the V1 Rocket. Rennie is a guerilla fighter who leads a group of Polish fighters on a mission to destroy the base and cripple the German war effort. Lee is terrific as a cruel Nazi commander. 16mm. Written by Anonymous

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Opening Credits: Extract from Winston Churchill's Parliamentary Statement, July 6th 1944. "During the early months of 1943 reports were received through many and varied Intelligence sources that the Germans were developing a weapon with which they proposed to bomb London". See more »

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[Anna has been captured by the Gestapo]
Tadek: Will she talk?
Stefan: Yes, she'll talk. Women always talk. But she won't say anything that they want to hear.
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Boys own Adventure
29 January 2006 | by (Casa Nostra) – See all my reviews

This is a simple, boys own adventure that is hard to believe.

Two resistance men are deliberately captured and sent to a labour camp so that they can spy on the scientific experiments.

They stand out from the rest of the inmates like two sore thumbs, always wearing their suits even when "breaking rocks!"

They use clumsy methods of communicating with the resistance and by some miracle the German guards don't suspect a thing.

The V1 rocket is being made and tested at this camp and our two spays successfully send information back to base resulting in the works being bombed out of existence.

This film is of interest only for two things.

Firstly, Christopher Lee appears as the Camp Commandant.

Secondly, and perhaps most interesting, It features an uncredited early appearance of Rod Steiger as a bespectacled German officer.


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