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The Gathering Storm (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  29 November 1974 (USA)
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The story of British prime minister Winston Churchill, focusing on his place in British life just prior to World War II.

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The story of British prime minister Winston Churchill, focusing on his place in British life just prior to World War II.

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Gathering Storm (#24.2)  »

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Robert Hardy plays opposite Richard Burton as Winston Churchill and will play Winston Churchill in five other productions as of 2009. See more »

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Fascinating epic
19 March 2002 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Made for television in 1974 but non the less rather well-made and supported by great actors. Richard Burton stars as Sir Winston Churchill in this epic which spans the pre-war years of 1936-40. Following Churchill from being both ignored and ridiculed to the point where he is asked to lead the British nation, The gathering storm is interesting, fascinating and a great document of history. Richard Burton gives a powerful and fully believable performance, one of his better in the 1970s. 6/10


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