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Born for Glory (1935)

Brown on Resolution (original title)
Approved | | Action, Drama, War | 19 October 1935 (USA)
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.

Director:

Walter Forde

Writers:

C.S. Forester (from the story by), J.O.C. Orton (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Betty Balfour ... Elizabeth Brown
John Mills ... Albert Brown
Barry MacKay ... Lieut. Summerville (as Barry Mackay)
Jimmy Hanley ... Ginger
Howard Marion-Crawford ... Max
H.G. Stoker H.G. Stoker ... Capt. Holt
Percy Walsh Percy Walsh ... Kapitan von Lutz
George Merritt ... William Brown
Cyril Smith Cyril Smith ... William Brown, Jr.
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Storyline

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 frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

NO WARNNG! SINK ON SIGHT! See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Trivia

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 »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: 11th July, 1893.

The opening of the Naval Exhibition at the Crystal Palace. See more »

Connections

Version of Sailor of the King (1953) See more »

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Still effective
19 July 2019 | by gaumont-95794See all my reviews

Notwithstanding the fact that 12 minutes has been edited out this is still an effective flag waver


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Country:

UK

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

19 October 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Torpedo Raider See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (re-release)

Sound Mix:

Mono (British Acoustic Film Full - range Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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