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In 1940, more than 338,000 men were taken off Dunkirk beach in an operation that became a legend. This epic film recreates the event.

2 hours, 10 minutes

Last on

Thu 6 Jun 2019 15:00

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Role Contributor
Captain Binns John Mills
John Holden Richard Attenborough
Charles Foreman Bernard Lee
Mike Robert Urquhart
Barlow Ray Jackson
Dave Bellman Meredith Edwards
Military Spokesman Anthony Nicholls
Jouvet Michael Shillo
Frankie Sean Barrett
Diana Maxine Audley
Harper Roland Curram
Froome Michael Bates
Colonel - Medical Officer Lionel Jeffries
Lieutenant Lumpkin Kenneth Cope
Don R Barry Foster
Padre John Horsley
Sergeant on Parade Ground Patrick Allen
Director Leslie Norman
Producer Michael Balcon
Writer WP Lipscomb


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