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Young Winston (1972)
Biography | Drama | War
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This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood, his time as a war correspondent in South ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Attenborough
Stars: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Peter Cellier
The Only Way (1970)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A Jewish family try to escape from Denmark in October 1943 during the German occupation.

Director: Bent Christensen
Stars: Ebbe Rode, Helle Virkner, Jane Seymour
The Pathfinder (TV Movie 1996)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

This adventure follows a mid-18th-century British scout through the wilderness on a mission to sneak into a French fortress.

Director: Donald Shebib
Stars: Kevin Dillon, Graham Greene, Laurie Holden
The Four Feathers (TV Movie 1978)
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When British Lieutenant Faversham resigns his commission rather than fight in the 1882 Sudan war, his army pals present him with the four white feathers of cowardice.

Director: Don Sharp
Stars: Beau Bridges, Robert Powell, Simon Ward
The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang
Comedy | Musical | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.

Director: Richard Attenborough
Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

With his life crumbling around him in a dingy holiday camp, middle-aged female impersonator, Sherry.Sheridan stays rooted in the past,but will his son Alan, and long-suffering wife Mary, stay with him?

Director: Christopher Hodson
Stars: Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague
Pathfinder (1987)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Gaup
Stars: Mikkel Gaup, Ingvald Guttorm, Nils Utsi
The Strauss Family (TV Mini-Series 1972)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A seven-part mini-series produced in England about Vienna's Strauss family in the 19th-century. Members of the London Symphony Orchestra provided the music.

Stars: Stuart Wilson, Anne Stallybrass, Barbara Ferris
Jamaica Inn (TV Movie 1983)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes.

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Stars: Jane Seymour, Patrick McGoohan, Trevor Eve
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Gli uomini della Raf  »

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Good Lancaster series.
2 September 2007 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Pathdinders is a very good TV series from the 1970s which I found in my local library as a 12 part DVD. I'd never heard of the series before (I was only 5 years of age in 1972) yet it is surprising that this has never been re-shown on TV down the years. Incredible.

Sadly, the producers only seem to have had use of one Lancaster during filming as that's all you ever see. But the reconstuction of the pathfinding raids over Germany is first class. Of course, some episodes are totally unrealistic, like the one where three of the crew go on the run in Germany - it turns a little bit into a sort of Keystone Cops episode, with the Germans made out to be utterly stupid and naive.

Very good, however.


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