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The Way Ahead (1944)

NR 1945-06-03 (US) DramaWar 1h 55m
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From Workers — To Warriors


A mismatched collection of conscripted civilians find training tough under Lieutenant Jim Perry and Sergeant Ned Fletcher when they are called up to replace an infantry battalion that had suffered casualties at Dunkirk.

  1. Eric Ambler

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Carol Reed


  3. Peter Ustinov


Top Billed Cast

  1. David Niven

    David Niven

    Lieutenant Jim Perry

  2. Stanley Holloway

    Stanley Holloway

    Pvt. Ted Brewer

  3. James Donald

    James Donald

    Pvt. Evans Lloyd

  4. John Laurie

    John Laurie

    Pvt. Luke

  5. Leslie Dwyer

    Leslie Dwyer

    Pvt. Sid Beck

  6. Hugh Burden

    Hugh Burden

    Pvt. Bill Parsons

  7. Raymond Huntley

    Raymond Huntley

    Pvt. Herbert Davenport

  8. Jimmy Hanley

    Jimmy Hanley

    Pvt. Geoffrey Stainer

  9. William Hartnell

    William Hartnell

    Sgt. Ned Fletcher

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The Way Ahead
The Way Ahead

Status Released

Original Language English

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