Featuring a stellar cast, including Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, Michael Redgrave, Robert Shaw and Susannah York, Battle Of Britain is a spectacular retelling of a true story that shows courage at its inspiring best. Few defining moments can change the outcome of war. But when the outnumbered Royal Air Force defied insurmountable odds in engaging the German Luftwaffe, they may well have altered the course of history!

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Battle of Britain (1969)

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War/Drama · 2h 12m · 10/24/1969

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Featuring a stellar cast, including Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, Michael Redgrave, Robert Shaw and Susannah York, Battle Of Britain is a spectacular retelling of a true story that shows courage at its inspiring best. Few defining moments can change the outcome of war. But when the outnumbered Royal Air Force defied insurmountable odds in engaging the German Luftwaffe, they may well have altered the course of history!

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Status

Released

Languages

English, German

Country

United Kingdom

Production Company

Spitfire Productions

Budget

$17,000,000
Part Of
Cast
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Harry Andrews

Senior Civil Servant
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Michael Caine

Squadron Leader Canfield
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Trevor Howard

Air Vice Marshal Keith Park
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Curd Jürgens

Baron von Richter (as Curt Jurgens)
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Ian McShane

Sgt. Pilot Andy
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Kenneth More

Group Capt. Baker
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Laurence Olivier

Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding
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Nigel Patrick

Group Capt. Hope
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Christopher Plummer

Squadron Leader Colin Harvey
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Michael Redgrave

Air Vice Marshal Evill
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Ralph Richardson

Sir David Kelly - British Minister to Switzerland
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Robert Shaw

Squadron Leader Skipper
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Patrick Wymark

Air Vice Marshal Trafford Leigh-Mallory
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Susannah York

Section Officer Maggie Harvey
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Michael Bates

Warrant Officer Warwick
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Robert Flemyng

Wing Cmdr. Willoughby
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Isla Blair

Mrs. Andy
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Barry Foster

Squadron Leader Edwards
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John Baskcomb

Farmer (as John Bascomb)
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Edward Fox

Pilot Officer Archie
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Tom Chatto

Willoughby's Assistant Controller
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W.G. Foxley

Squadron Leader Evans
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James Cosmo

Jamie
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David Griffin

Sgt. Pilot Chris
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Jack Gwillim

Senior Air Staff Officer
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André Maranne

French NCO (as Andre Maranne)
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Myles Hoyle

Peter
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Anthony Nicholls

Minister
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Duncan Lamont

Flight Sgt. Arthur
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Nicholas Pennell

Simon
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Sarah Lawson

Skipper's Wife
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Andrzej Scibor

Ox
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Mark Malicz

Pasco
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Jean Wladon

Jean Jacques
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Wilfried von Aacken

Gen. Osterkamp (as Wilfried Van Aacken)
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Reinhard Horras

Bruno
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Karl-Otto Alberty

General Jeschonnek - Luftwaffe Chief of Staff (as Karl Otto Alberty)
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Helmut Kircher

Boehm
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Alexander Allerson

Maj. Brandt
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Paul Neuhaus

Maj. Föhn
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Dietrich Frauboes

Field Marshal Milch (Inspector General, Luftwaffe)
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Malte Petzel

Col. Beppo Schmidt (Luftwaffe Intelligence)
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Alf Jungermann

Brandt's Navigator
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Manfred Reddemann

Maj. Falke
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Peter Hager

Field Marshal Albert Kesselring
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Hein Riess

Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring
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Wolf Harnisch

Gen. Fink (as Wolf Harnish)
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Rolf Stiefel

Adolf Hitler
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Paul Angelis

Albert (uncredited)
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Graham Armitage

Radar Officer (uncredited)
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Hilda Barry

Old Lady (uncredited)
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Nicky Beaumont

Pilot - Föhn's Crew (uncredited)
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Kate Binchy

Grace (uncredited)
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A.J. Brown

Air Observer (uncredited)
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Günter Clemens

Pilot - Falke's Crew (uncredited)
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John Comer

Policeman (uncredited)
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Basil Dignam

Tactical Records Officer (uncredited)
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Eric Dodson

RAF Officer (uncredited)
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Harry Fielder

Soldier (uncredited)
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Meriel Forbes

Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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Gareth Forwood

Alistair (uncredited)
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Paddy Frost

Edith (uncredited)
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Brian Grellis

RAF Cpl. Ernie (uncredited)
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Michael Guest

General Staff Officer (uncredited)
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Barry Halliday

'A' Station Pilot (uncredited)
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Paul Hansard

Karl (uncredited)
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Vincent Harding

ADC to Hitler (uncredited)
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Pat Heywood

WRAF Cpl. Seymour (uncredited)
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Stuart Hoyle

'A' Station Pilot (uncredited)
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Desmond Jordan

General Staff Officer (uncredited)
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Geoffrey King

Air Observer (uncredited)
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Jack Le White

Archie's Taxi Driver (uncredited)
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Illona Linthwaite

Wendy (uncredited)
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Reg Lye

Workman (uncredited)
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David McKail

Lac Arnold (uncredited)
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Harald Meister

Pilot - Föhn's Crew (uncredited)
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George Merritt

Civillian (uncredited)
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Hilary Minster

Pilot - Falke's Crew (uncredited)
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Ingo Mogendorf

Pilot - Falke's Crew (uncredited)
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Richard Morant

Replacement Pilot - Red Section 'Red 2' (uncredited)
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Richardson Morgan

British Embassy Valet (uncredited)
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Steve Morley

Boy Watching Archie's Parachute Landing (uncredited)
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Christopher Morris

Boy (uncredited)
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Geoffrey Morris

Air Observer (uncredited)
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Douglas Nottage

Sergeant Pilot - Föhn's Crew (uncredited)
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Hugo Panczak

Pilot - Falke's Crew (uncredited)
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Clifford Parrish

Kelly's Butler (uncredited)
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Eileen Peel

Lady Kelly (uncredited)
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David Quilter

'A' Station Pilot (uncredited)
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George Roubicek

Sergeant Pilot - Falke's Crew (uncredited)
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John Savident

RAF Officer (uncredited)
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Clive Scott

'A' Station Pilot (uncredited)
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Kathleen St. John

Old Lady (uncredited)
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Frank Sussman

ADC in Intelligence Maps Office (uncredited)
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Nick Tate

RAF Pilot (uncredited)
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Reg Thomason

RAF Sergeant (uncredited)
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Chris Tranchell

'A' Station Pilot (uncredited)
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Paul Tropea

Peasant Boy (uncredited)
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Rosetta Tropea

Peasant Girl (uncredited)
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Michael Trubshawe

Air Observer (uncredited)
Crew
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Guy Hamilton

Director
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James Kennaway

Writer
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Wilfred Greatorex

Writer
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Derek Dempster

Writer
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Derek Wood

Writer
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Benjamin Fisz

Producer
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Harry Saltzman

Producer
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Ron Goodwin

Music
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Freddie Young

Cinematograpy
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Bert Bates

Editor
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Maurice Carter

Art
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Gordon Everett

Sound
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Gordon K. McCallum

Sound
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