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It Happened Here (1965)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, War | 8 August 1966 (USA)
In 1940, the Nazis invade Britain and transform it into a fascist state where some Britons collaborate and others resist.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pauline Murray ... Pauline
... Doctor Richard Fletcher
Bart Allison ... Skipworth
Reginald Marsh ... IA Medical Officer
Frank Bennett ... IA Political Leader
Derek Milburn ... Partisan
Nicolette Bernard ... IA Woman Commandant
Nicholas Moore ... IA Group Leader Moorfield
Rex Collett ... IA NCO
Michael Passmore ... IA Man
... German Officer
Barrie Pattison ... Street Corner Speaker
Honor Fearson ... Honor Hutton
Ronald Phillips ... German NCO
Frank Gardner ... Partisan
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It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle. Written by Anonymous

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What would have happened if the German army had crossed the English channel See more »

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Drama | Fantasy | War

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Release Date:

8 August 1966 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)
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(director's cut)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.37 : 1
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The film's musical score includes some excerpts from the German military march 'Volk ans Gewehr'. See more »

Quotes

Doctor Richard Fletcher: The appalling thing about fascism is that you've got to use fascist methods to get rid of it.
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Connections

Referenced in It Happened Here Again (1976) See more »

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Wandering through London
17 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

Must have been 1967 when I was based at High Wycombe and often went to London for the day. The film was released during this year and wandered into the cinema. The title and posters intrigued me and I was just killing time.

I was amazed at how realistic this film portrayal was and how quiet the cinema was, not a sound from start to finish. The way ID cards/papers were used, the attitude of some people that collaborated, and the resistance starting to fight back, it was just brilliant.

I'd love to see it again,let's hope it is screened on TV but I don't remember seeing it on TV to date, unless it was during the 80's when I was working abroad.


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