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The Battle of the River Plate

Second World War naval adventure based on the true story of the pursuit of the seemingly unstoppable German battleship Graf Spee.

Second World War naval adventure based on the true story of the pursuit of the seemingly unstoppable German battleship Graf Spee. Allied forces chase the vessel all the way to South America, but, after several failed attempts to sink the enemy ship, the Allies find themselves hatching a desperate and audacious plan.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 18 Nov 2018 12:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Captain Bell John Gregson
Commodore Harwood Anthony Quayle
Captain Hans Langsdorff Peter Finch
Captain Woodhouse Ian Hunter
Captain Parry Jack Gwillim
Captain Dove Bernard Lee
Mike Fowler Lionel Murton
Mr Millington Drake Anthony Bushell
Dr Guani Peter Illing
Captain McCall Michael Goodliffe
Lieutenant Commander Medley Patrick Macnee
Captain Stubbs Andrew Cruickshank
Manolo Christopher Lee
Director Michael Powell
Director Emeric Pressburger
Producer Emeric Pressburger
Producer Michael Powell
Writer Michael Powell
Writer Emeric Pressburger

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