Movie Trailer for Battle of Britain (1969) starring Ian McShane, Edward Fox, Robert Shaw, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Trevor Howard directed by Guy Hamilton Movie Review

Battle of Britain (1969)   3/53/53/53/53/5

Trailer for Battle of Britain

The thing is that whilst I am sure "Battle of Britain" was made to celebrate the bravery of the men who thought in the skies against the odds and remind us of the sacrifices and danger they faced it also feels like a movie made for those who lived through it. I say that because of the simple fact this is an accurate portrayal rather than some Hollywood movie but it makes it difficult for those who weren't around during the period to fully appreciate and understand it. In fact it at times feels like it is a movie made for war historians rather than the cinema going public which may be why it didn't garner a lot of praise when first released. ... Read Review