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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
Sebastian Shaw ...
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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What would have happened if the German army had crossed the English channel See more »

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8 August 1966 (USA)  »

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Det hände här  »

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$20,000 (estimated)
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(director's cut)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.37 : 1
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Started in 1956, completed in 1964, not released until 1965. See more »

Quotes

Doctor Richard Fletcher: The appalling thing about fascism is that you've got to use fascist methods to get rid of it.
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Referenced in It Happened Here Again (1976) See more »

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Wandering through London
17 January 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Must have been 1967 when I was based at High Wycombe and often went to London for the day. The film was released during this year and wandered into the cinema. The title and posters intrigued me and I was just killing time.

I was amazed at how realistic this film portrayal was and how quiet the cinema was, not a sound from start to finish. The way ID cards/papers were used, the attitude of some people that collaborated, and the resistance starting to fight back, it was just brilliant.

I'd love to see it again,let's hope it is screened on TV but I don't remember seeing it on TV to date, unless it was during the 80's when I was working abroad.


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