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Gift Horse (1952)

06/01/1952 (GB) AdventureWarDrama 1h 35m


Compton Bennett's war drama The Gift Horse follows the fortunes of ageing destroyer The Ballantrae and her crew from the time they come together in 1940 until the climactic raid on occupied St Nazaire in 1942. Trevor Howard plays Lt Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser, the newly appointed captain, back in service after having left the navy following a court martial.

  1. Compton Bennett


  2. William Fairchild


  3. Hugh Hastings


  4. Ivan Goff


  5. Ben Roberts


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Attenborough

    Richard Attenborough

    Dripper Daniels

  2. James Donald

    James Donald

    Lt. Richard Jennings, No. 1

  3. Sonny Tufts

    Sonny Tufts

    Yank Flanagan

  4. Trevor Howard

    Trevor Howard

    Lt. Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser

  5. Bernard Lee

    Bernard Lee

    A.S. 'Stripey' Wood

  6. Dora Bryan

    Dora Bryan

    Glad Flanagan

  7. Hugh Williams

    Hugh Williams

    Captain David G. Wilson

  8. Robin Bailey

    Robin Bailey

    Lt. Michael Grant, Pilot

  9. Meredith Edwards

    Meredith Edwards


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Gift Horse
Gift Horse

Status Released

Original Language English

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