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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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(RCA Sound Recording)

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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 »

Quotes

[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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Great for the period
10 August 2008 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Of course this is a low budget effort, of course the acting is stiff and very odd to our modern eyes.

It is of the time and included the rather funny way that actors and directors of the old English school did things. Note the early scene with Rennie's farewell, she studies the ground and then looks away from him, these sorts of dramatic methods of "showing deep sorrow or concern" are never used today and really do look quite funny.

In addition to the clean suits and perfect hair, check out when the 2 German soldiers get their uniforms taken by the leading men but even though the Germans are from the same unit, the uniforms are quite different a while later. There was simply not enough money to do it right.

Better to fast fwd some of the more obvious bits and just enjoy this period film of a long gone time.


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