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For Those in Peril (1944)

An RAF officer wishes to fly, but isn't allowed and is posted to the RAF Air Sea Rescue operating in the English Channel.

Director:

Charles Crichton

Writers:

Richard Hillary (by), Harry Watt (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
David Farrar ... Flt.Lt. Murray
Ralph Michael Ralph Michael ... P / O Rawlings
Robert Wyndham Robert Wyndham ... Sqd.Ldr Leverett
John Slater ... A / C 1. Wilkie
Robert Griffith Robert Griffith ... Coxswain
John Batten ... Wireless Officer
William Rodwell William Rodwell ... Air Gunner
Tony Bazell Tony Bazell ... Lt. Overton, R.N. (as Anthony Bazell)
Leslie Clarke Leslie Clarke ... A / C1. Pearson
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A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue instead. His boat is out in all conditions picking up downed pilots and taking them to safety. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1944 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Epithesis anamesa stis narkes See more »

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Ealing Studios See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Opening credits prologue: The characters portrayed are fictitious, but the events are based on facts. See more »

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The ship numbers are inconsistent. At c.55 minutes Ship Number 183 is towing Ship Number 156. At c. 58 minutes Ship Number 183 is towing Ship Number 134. See more »

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[Prologue] This film was made with the co-operation of the Admiralty and the Air Ministry and thanks are due to those officers and other ranks of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force who took part in it. The characters portrayed are fictitious, but the events are based on facts See more »

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An Air Sea Rescue Semi-Documentary
17 July 2001 | by MIKE-WILSON6See all my reviews

Another story along the same lines as 'The Sea Shall Not Have Them' The big difference in this film ,is that it was made during the war, with several real life sailors participating as crew members of the M.T.B. and so has an authentic feel about it. The film follows launch 183 and the skipper (David Farrar) who has to teach a new crew member,who has been rejected by the R.A.F. and is feeling bitter, the skills of handling the launch in all sorts of adverse conditions. Then when a British bomber crash lands in a minefield, 183 is sent to retrieve the crew in the face of the German shore guns. While certain scenes are not as dramatic as 'Sea Shall Not Have Them', the fact that it was shot in 1944, makes it interesting to watch.


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