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Eagles Over London (1969)
"La battaglia d'Inghilterra" (original title)

PG  |   |  Drama, War  |  January 1973 (USA)
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In World war 2, a German undercover unit infiltrates British lines during the evacuation of Dunkirk, 1939. The film revolves around their successes and failures in disrupting R.A.F. operations during the Battle of Britain.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Frederick Stafford ...
Captain Paul Stevens
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Air Marshal George Taylor
Francisco Rabal ...
Martin Donovan
Ida Galli ...
Meg (as Evelyn Stewart)
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Maj. Krueger
Renzo Palmer ...
Sgt. Donald Mulligan
Luis Dávila ...
Jacques
Christian Hay ...
Gaston
Jacques Berthier ...
Colonel Smith
Teresa Gimpera ...
Sheila
George Rigaud ...
British general
Eduardo Fajardo ...
German officer
Ugo Adinolfi
Umberto Di Grazia
Ricardo Valle
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In World war 2, a German undercover unit infiltrates British lines during the evacuation of Dunkirk, 1939. The film revolves around their successes and failures in disrupting R.A.F. operations during the Battle of Britain.

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Battle Command  »

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ESP 27,884,360 (Spain)
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According director Enzo G. Castellari, this is the film he is most popular for in Italy. See more »

Goofs

In the Dunkirk scenes in the beginning of the film, most of the rifles carried by the British troops are not Lee Enfield 303's, judging by the sling fitting they might well be German rifles or possibly Italian ones. See more »

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Not favourable
1 September 2001 | by (Brisbane Australia) – See all my reviews

This is the most innacurate depiction of the RAF and the Battle of Britain that anyone could envisage. Look no further than the aircraft in use on the movie. They have Messerschmitt 109s dressed up as spitfires and Spitfires dressed up as Messerschmitts. How stupid could you get.

The idea of Van Johnson as an air Commodore hysterically controlling an air battle above wartime London from the cockpit of a Fighter of indeterminate breed is also to ludicrous to contemplate.

Possibly one of the worst war films ever made


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