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The Lion Has Wings (1939)

11/03/1939 (GB) DocumentaryWar 1h 16m
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This early, influential propaganda film blends documentary and studio footage to show the valiant efforts of the Royal Air Force to defend the British people against the Nazis.

  1. Adrian Brunel

    Director, Writer

  2. Brian Desmond Hurst


  3. Alexander Korda


  4. Michael Powell


  5. Ian Dalrymple


  6. E. V. H. Emmett


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  1. Merle Oberon

    Merle Oberon

    Mrs. Richardson

  2. Ralph Richardson

    Ralph Richardson

    Wing Commander Richardson

  3. June Duprez

    June Duprez


  4. Flora Robson

    Flora Robson

    Queen Elizabeth I (archive footage)

  5. Robert Douglas

    Robert Douglas

    Briefing Officer

  6. Anthony Bushell

    Anthony Bushell


  7. Brian Worth

    Brian Worth


  8. Austin Trevor

    Austin Trevor

    Schulemberg - German Air Chief of Staff

  9. Ivan Brandt

    Air Officer

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The Lion Has Wings
The Lion Has Wings

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Original Language English

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