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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

Biopic that chronicles the true story of how two of the most remarkable men in aviation history - visionary Spitfire designer RJ Mitchell and his test pilot Geoffrey Crisp - designed a streamlined monoplane that led to the development of the Spitfire.

Last on

Tue 27 Aug 2013 13:30 BBC Two

Credits

RJ Mitchell
Leslie Howard
Geoffrey Crisp
David Niven
Diana Mitchell
Rosamund John
Commander Bride
Roland Culver
Miss Harper
Annie Firth
Mr Higgins
David Horne
Sir Robert McLean
JH Roberts
Squadron Leader Jefferson
Derrick de Marney
Mabel Lovesay
Rosalyn Boulter
MacPherson
Herbert Cameron
Lady Lucy Houston
Toni Edgar-Bruce
Major Buchan
Gordon McLeod
Mr Henry Royce
George Skillan
Willy Messerschmitt
Erik Freund
Von Straben
Fritz Wendhausen
Krantz
John Chandos
Von Crantz
Victor Beaumont
Leslie Howard
Producer
George King
Writer
Miles Malleson
Writer
Anatole De Grunwald

Broadcasts

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