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Film Matinee: The Dam Busters


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Richard Todd
Michael Redgrave
One of the most daring and ingenious operations of World War II was the bombing of the Moehne and Eder dams. This famous British film tells the story of the two men - Wing Commander Guy Gibson and Dr Barnes Wallis - who master-minded the raid with a unique combination of skill, courage and scientific expertise.
Screenplay by R. c SHERIFF
Based on the book by PAUL BRICKBILL and on WG CDR GIBSON 's own account in Enemy Coast Ahead Produced by ROBERT CLARK
9 FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Michael Redgrave
Unknown: Guy Gibson
Unknown: Dr Barnes Wallis
Book By: Paul Brickbill
Unknown: Cdr Gibson
Produced By: Robert Clark
Directed By: Michael Anderson
Wg Cdr Guy Gibson: Richard Todd
Dr B N Wallis: Michael Redgrave
Mrs Wallis: Ursula Jeans
Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris: Basil Sydney
Capt Joseph (Mutt) Summers: Patrick Barr
Air Vice-Marshal The Hon Ralph Cochrane: Ernest Clark
Gp Capt J N H Whitworth: Derek Farr
Official, National Physical Laboratory: Raymond Huntley
Fit Lt R D Trevor-Roper: Brewster Mason
Fit Lt R E G Hutchison: Anthony Doonan
Fg Off F M Spafford: Nigel Stock
Fit Lt A T Taerum: Brian Nissen
Fit Sgt J Pulford: Robert Shaw
Fg Off G A Deering: Peter Assinder
Sqn Ldr H M Young: Richard Leech

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Film Matinee: The Dam Busters

BBC One London, 16 September 1984 14.15

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