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Enemy at the Door 

During the Second World War, the inhabitants of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands, try to cope with the German occupation.
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1980   1978  

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Series cast summary:
Alfred Burke Alfred Burke ...  Major Richter / ... 26 episodes, 1978-1980
Bernard Horsfall ...  Dr. Philip Martel / ... 23 episodes, 1978-1980
Antonia Pemberton Antonia Pemberton ...  Olive Martel 22 episodes, 1978-1980
Simon Cadell ...  Sturmbannführer Reinicke / ... 21 episodes, 1978-1980
Simon Lack Simon Lack ...  Major Freidel 21 episodes, 1978-1980
John Malcolm John Malcolm ...  Oberleutnant Kluge 19 episodes, 1978-1980
Richard Heffer ...  Peter Porteous 16 episodes, 1978-1980
Emily Richard Emily Richard ...  Clare Martel 15 episodes, 1978-1980
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During the Second World War, the inhabitants of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands, try to cope with the German occupation.

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Drama | History | War

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John Nettles portrayed a Detective Sergeant in one episode of this series, set on the island of Jersey. From 1981-91 he portrayed Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac, in a series set on the island of Jersey. See more »

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a very different perspective of ww2
17 March 2018 | by elvismlvSee all my reviews

The sacrifice the people of Guernsey made was to tolerate the rules and discipline of the German SS. If it werent for the German invasion Guenrsey

would have been out of the War. There would have been some sacrifices but not at the level the Germans created. One questions what the Germans gained by invading the island in the first place. All the interaction between people on the island caused by the constant surveillance of the Germans is interesting to see develop. The botched raid by the British soldiers reminds me of Entebbe which is a new movie right now.

It was clear the the British military forgot how to fight a war: eg Dunkirk.

These civilian people were fighting back in their own way and the Germans could do little to stop them. They resisted the Germans in a way only the British could.


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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

21 January 1978 (UK) See more »

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Enemy at the Door See more »

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(26 episodes) | (13 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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