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Dam Busters


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  Dam Busters Review
Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
8.00 /10
 
Starring
Michael Redgrave , Richard Todd , Basil Sydney
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Directed by: Michael Anderson
Written by: R.C.Sheriff from books by Guy Gibson and Paul Brickhill

 
 
 
Released: 1954
   
Genre: DRAMA
WAR
WORLD WAR II
   
Origin: GB
   
Colour: BW
   
Length: 125
 
 


 

British scientist Barnes Wallis (Michael Redgrave) develops a bouncing bomb; Commander Guy Gibson (Richard Todd) uses it.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A magnificent war film, with fine leading performances, direction that cleverly builds up the tension, and a fascinating script based on true events. Eric Coates's famous Dam Busters' March adds to the patriotic impact.

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