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It Happened Here (1965)

 |  Drama, Sci-Fi, War  |  8 August 1966 (USA)
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It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pauline Murray ...
Pauline
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Doctor Richard Fletcher
Bart Allison ...
Skipworth
Reginald Marsh ...
IA Medical Officer
Frank Bennett ...
IA Political Leader
Derek Milburn
Nicolette Bernard ...
IA Woman Commandant
Nicholas Moore ...
IA Group Leader Moorfield
Rex Collett ...
IA NCO
Michael Passmore
Peter Dineley ...
German Officer
Barrie Pattison
Honor Fearson ...
Honor Hutton
Ronald Phillips
Frank Gardner
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It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle. Written by Anonymous

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The Story of Hitler's England See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi | War

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Release Date:

8 August 1966 (USA)  »

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Det hände här  »

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Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(director's cut)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Started in 1956, completed in 1964, not released until 1965. See more »

Quotes

[Pauline is registering]
Pauline: I've decided to join.
Clerk: We don't accept your decisions. You accept ours.
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Connections

Referenced in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) See more »

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Radio Revels
(uncredited)
Music by Ivor Slaney
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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Nazis in England? You'll believe it!
4 April 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

What's most amazing about this film is that it was made by teenagers and looks good even for being shot in 16mm. Seeing Nazis goose-stepping in front of various UK landmarks and is pretty upsetting and totally convincing. The narrative loses a lot of steam after an hour (I think this film was expanded from a short) but the faked newsreel shown in a cinema halfway through the movie is totally flawless in its imitation of German propaganda films.


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