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Hanover Street (1979)

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.

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Margaret Sellinger
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Paul Sellinger
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Major Trumbo
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2nd Lieut. Jerry Cimino
Michael Sacks ...
2nd Lieut. Martin Hyer
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Sarah Sellinger
Max Wall ...
Harry Pike
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Col. Ronald Bart
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Lieut. Wells
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Phyllis
Cindy O'Callaghan ...
Paula
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Elizabeth
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The French Girl
Keith Alexander ...
Soldier in Barn
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During the Second World War, an American Pilot stationed in England meets a young British nurse during an air raid on London. The two instantly fall in love, despite the fact that the young Nurse is already married; a secret she keeps hidden from her American lover. After being shot down behind enemy lines, while being assigned to ferry a British agent into France, the American pilot realizes that his secret agent cargo is in fact his lover's husband, and that the two must now work together in order to survive. Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>

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The fateful entanglements of two men in love with the same woman.


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13 September 1979 (UK)  »

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Guerre et passion  »

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Trivia

Lesley-Anne Down replaced Sarah Miles who withdrew from the lead role of Margaret Sellinger. See more »

Goofs

Halloran knows how to use the machine pistol with no training in weapons of this kind, nor any indication of any prior experience. See more »

Quotes

David Halloran: Think of me when you drink tea.
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Referenced in Countdown: Episode #72.28 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
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Arranged by John Barry
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What a romantic war movie should be
16 May 2001 | by (Memphis, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I don't understand all of the negative comments about this movie. It's not like they set out to make another Gone With The Wind, people. I usually hate this kind of movie, but I loved this one! Ford was just beginning to come into his own as an actor, and did a wonderfully believable job. The plot, though a bit predictable, at least went about it in a reasonable way. Entertaining way to spend a couple of hours. I guess I'm just one of those people who doesn't understand what movie making "art" is all about. I've seen a lot of critically acclaimed films that I wouldn't use to balance a short table leg.


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