Appointment in London

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Wing-commander Tim Mason leads a squadron of Lancaster bombers on almost nightly raids from England. Having flown eighty-seven missions he will shortly be retiring from flying, but the strain is showing. He tries to make sure his men concentrate only on their job and so keeps women away from the base, but then he himself meets naval officer Eve Canyon.

  1. John Wooldridge

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Robert Westerby


  3. Philip Leacock


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dirk Bogarde

    Dirk Bogarde

    Wing-Commander Tim Mason

  2. Dinah Sheridan

    Dinah Sheridan

    Eve Canyon

  3. Ian Hunter

    Ian Hunter

    Group Captain Logan

  4. Bryan Forbes

    Bryan Forbes

    Pilot Officer Peter Greeno, The Brat

  5. Walter Fitzgerald

    Walter Fitzgerald

    Dr. Mulvaney, Group Medical Officer

  6. Bill Kerr

    Bill Kerr

    Flight Lieutenant Bill Brown

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • February 17, 1953



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Bally Good Show.

It has something of an inauspicious title, in that it doesn't do justice to the film making craft and subject matter on offer here in Phillip Leacock's film.

Leacock and his lead man, the splendidly regal Dirk Bogarde, produce a war film of undoubted human depth. There's no sledge hammer tactics to try and curry favour with the critics and film goers alike, no clichés bogging the narrative down, this is an honest to goodness telling of the emotional trials, strains, fears and peeves of a Bomber Command Squadron in England preparing for a mission during WWII 1943. Even th... read the rest.

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