Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain (1969)

  • Genre: War, History, Action
  • Release Date: 1969-09-15
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 283 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Spitfire Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Guy Hamilton
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In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.

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  • Michael Caine

    as Squadron Leader Canfield
  • Trevor Howard

    as Air Vice Marshal Keith Park
  • Harry Andrews

    as Senior Civil Servant
  • Curd Jürgens

    as Baron von Richter
  • Ian McShane

    as Sgt. Pilot Andy
  • Laurence Olivier

    as Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding
  • Christopher Plummer

    as Squadron Leader Colin Harvey
  • Kenneth More

    as Group Capt. Baker
  • Nigel Patrick

    as Group Capt. Hope
  • Michael Redgrave

    as Air Vice Marshal Evill
  • Ralph Richardson

    as Sir David Kelly - British Minister to Switzerland
  • Robert Shaw

    as Squadron Leader Skipper
  • Patrick Wymark

    as Air Vice Marshal Trafford Leigh-Mallory
  • Susannah York

    as Section Officer Maggie Harvey
  • Michael Bates

    as Warrant Officer Warwick
  • Robert Flemyng

    as Wing Cmdr. Willoughby
  • Edward Fox

    as Pilot Officer Archie
  • W.G. Foxley

    as Squadron Leader Evans
  • Barry Foster

    as Sqd. Leader Edwards
  • James Cosmo

    as Jamie
  • Jack Gwillim

    as Senior Air Staff Officer
  • Wilfried von Aacken

    as Gen. Osterkamp
  • Karl-Otto Alberty

    as General Jeschonnek - Luftwaffe Chief of Staff
  • Helmut Kircher

    as Boehm
  • Paul Neuhaus

    as Maj. Föhn
  • Dietrich Frauboes

    as Field Marshal Milch (Inspector General, Luftwaffe)
  • Malte Petzel

    as Col. Beppo Schmidt (Luftwaffe Intelligence)
  • Peter Hager

    as Field Marshal Albert Kesselring
  • Hein Riess

    as Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring
  • Rolf Stiefel

    as Adolf Hitler
  • Manfred Reddemann

    as Maj. Falke
  • Alexander Allerson

    as Maj. Brandt
  • Alf Jungermann

    as Brandt's Navigator
  • Jean Wladon

    as Jean Jacques
  • David Griffin

    as Sgt. Pilot Chris
  • Eric Dodson

    as RAF Officer
  • Kate Binchy

    as Grace
  • Sarah Lawson

    as Skipper's Wife
  • Isla Blair

    as Mrs. Andy
  • André Maranne

    as French NCO
  • Nikki Van der Zyl

    as Dubbing (voice)
  • John Comer

    as Policeman (uncredited)
  • Harry Fielder

    as Soldier (uncredited)
  • Richard Morant

    as Replacement Pilot - Red Section 'Red 2' (uncredited)
  • Christopher Morris

    as Boy (uncredited)
  • John Savident

    as RAF Officer (uncredited)
  • Nick Tate

    as RAF Pilot (uncredited)
  • David McKail

    as Lac Arnold (uncredited)
Editing Bert Bates Editor
Production Maude Spector Casting
Writing Wilfred Greatorex Screenplay
Production Benjamin Fisz Producer
Writing Derek Dempster Novel
Sound Ron Goodwin Original Music Composer
Production Harry Saltzman Producer
Camera Freddie Young Director of Photography
Writing James Kennaway Screenplay
Writing Derek Wood Novel
Directing Guy Hamilton Director
Art William Hutchinson Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up John Wilson-Apperson Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Eric Allwright Makeup Artist
Art Jack Maxsted Art Direction
Art Gil Parrondo Art Direction
Art Bert Davey Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up George Frost Makeup Artist
Art Maurice Carter Supervising Art Director
Production Sydney Streeter Production Supervisor
Crew Cliff Richardson Special Effects
Production Claude Hudson Production Manager
Camera Wally Veevers Still Photographer
Crew Ray Caple Special Effects
Crew Wally Veevers Special Effects
Directing Derek Cracknell First Assistant Director
Camera Skeets Kelly Aerial Camera
Visual Effects Alan Quested Visual Effects
Sound Gordon Everett Sound
Production Bernard Williams Production Manager
Camera Robert Huke Second Unit Director of Photography
Directing David Bracknell Second Unit Director
Costume & Make-Up John Wilson-Apperson Wardrobe Supervisor
Sound Jim Shields Sound Editor
Lighting George Pearman Electrician
Production Agustín Pastor Production Manager
Production Carl Duering Casting
Costume & Make-Up A. G. Scott Hairdresser
Sound Teddy Mason Sound Editor
Directing Elaine Schreyeck Continuity
Sound Gordon K. McCallum Sound
Art Colin Grimes Storyboard Artist
Camera John Jordan Aerial Camera
Camera Jimmy Spoard Grip
Art Maurice Binder Main Title Designer
Crew Glen Robinson Special Effects