[during an air-raid, Peter Ross's plane lands temporarily for refuelling at Malta on its way to Cairo; everyone hurries off the plane and takes cover in trenches] Flight Lt. Peter Ross: Is it *always*
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Is it *always* like this? Usually. Colourful, isn't it....

Malta Story 1953
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[during an air-raid, Peter Ross's plane lands temporarily for refuelling at Malta on its way to Cairo; everyone hurries off the plane and takes cover in trenches]

Flight Lt. Peter Ross:
Is it *always* like this?
Eden, Security:
Usually. Colourful, isn't it. They'll refuel as soon as they get a chance and get you off.
[the plane they have just arrived on is hit by a bomb and goes up in flames]

Eden, Security:
Sorry. Cancel my last remark.

Transcript:
- Is it always like this?
- Usually.
Colourful, isn't it?
(Hum of enemy aircraft)
I think I can manage without
seeing it in daylight.
They'll refuel when they
can and get you off.
(Bombs whistle)
Sorry.
Cancel my last remark.

Clip duration: 27 seconds
Views: 14
Timestamp in movie: 00:03:42
Uploaded: 23 September, 2021
Genres: drama, history, war
Summary: 1942 and the island of Malta is battling for survival. The threat of invasion by Axis forces is increasing as air raids wear down its defence. Entering this maelstrom is Flight Lieutenant Pe... Read all


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Flight Lt. Peter Ross - Alec Guinness