In 1914, after a German warship picks-up survivors from a sinking British warship it undergoes repairs off a deserted island but it faces sabotage attempts and attacks from one of the escaped rescued sailors.
A British ship is sunk after an engagement with a German vessel, and the survivors are picked up by the German ship, which has been damaged. When it pulls into the bay of a deserted island to make repairs, one of the British survivors, Seaman Brown, steals a rifle and escapes from the ship. His plan being to try picking off the crew from various spots on the island and delay the ship's repairs long enough for a British vessel to arrive and give battle.Written by
The film's original British title, 'Forever England', is taken from Rupert Brooke's poem, 'The Soldier': 'If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England...' See more »
Opening credits prologue: 11th July, 1893.
The opening of the Naval Exhibition at the Crystal Palace. See more »