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Fire Over England

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  Fire Over England Review
Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
6.90 /10
 
Starring
Flora Robson , Laurence Olivier , Leslie Banks
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Directed by: William K. Howard
Written by: Clemence Dane, Sergei Nolbandov from A.E.W. Mason's novel

 
 
 
Released: 1937
   
Genre: ACTION
DRAMA
SWASHBUCKLER
ADVENTURE
COSTUME
   
Origin: GB
   
Length: 92
 
 


 

Elizabeth I (Flora Robson) resists the Spanish Armada, with the help of a young man (Laurence Olivier) avenging his father's death at ther hands of the Spanish Inquisittion.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Jolly swashbuckler, jolly well acted - especially by Robson, in her love scenes with Leicester (Leslie Banks). Lavishly produced by British standards, though an obviously stretched budget doesn't help with the disappointingly staged climax.


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