"The Dam Busters" quotes

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The story of how the British attacked German dams in World War II by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.

Director: Michael Anderson
Writer: Paul Brickhill, Guy Gibson, R.C. Sherriff
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, history, war
Year: 1955
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.4
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 16 Jul 1955
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 nominations total

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Cast

Wing Commander Guy Gibson, V.C., D.S.O., D.F.C. - Richard Todd
Doctor B. N. Wallis, C.B.E., F.R.S. - Michael Redgrave
Mrs. Wallis - Ursula Jeans
Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris (now Marshal of the Royal Air Force) G.C.B., O.B.E., A.F.C. - Basil Sydney
Captain Joseph (Mutt) Summers, C.B.E. - Patrick Barr
Air Vice-Marshal The Hon. Ralph Cochrane (now Air Chief Marshal) G.B.E., K.C.B., A.F.C. - Ernest Clark
Group Captain J. N. H. Whitworth, D.S.O., D.F.C. - Derek Farr
Sir David Pye, C.B., F.R.S. - Stanley Van Beers
Doctor W. H. Glanville, C.B., C.B.E. - Colin Tapley
Committee Member - Frederick Leister
Committee Member - Eric Messiter
Committee Member - Laidman Browne
Official, National Physical Laboratory - Raymond Huntley
Official, Ministry of Aircraft Production - Hugh Manning
Observer At Trials - Edwin Styles
Observer At Trials - Hugh Moxey
R.A.F. Officer At Trials - Anthony Shaw
Group Signals Officer - Harold Siddons
B.B.C. Announcer - Frank Phillips
Flying - Nigel Stock
Squadron Leader H. M. Young, D.F.C. - Richard Leech
Squadron Leader H. E. Maudslay, D.F.C. - Richard Thorp
Flight Lieutenant J. V. Hopgood, D.F.C. - John Fraser
Flight Lieutenant W. Astell, D.F.C. - David Morrell
Flight Lieutenant H. B. Martin, D.S.O., D.F.C., A.F.C. (now Wing Commander) - Bill Kerr
Flight Lieutenant D. J. H. Maltby, D.S.O., D.F.C. - George Baker
Flight Lieutenant D. J. Shannon, D.S.O., D.F.C. (later Squadron Leader) - Ronald Wilson
Flying Officer L. G. Knight, D.S.O. - Denys Graham
Flight Lieutenant R. C. Hay, D.F.C. - Basil Appleby
Flight Lieutenant J. F. Leggo, D.F.C. - Tim Turner
Flight Sergeant G. E. Powell - Ewen Solon
Wing Comdr. Gibson's Batman - Harold Goodwin
Adjutant to Air Vice-Marshal Cochrane - Peter Arne
Crew Member - John Breslin
Crew Member - Edward Cast
Batman - John Cazabon
RAF Officer - Richard Coleman
Waiter in Officers' Mess - Philip Dale
Tail Gunner - Peter Diamond
Camera operator in testing tank - Elisabeth Gaunt
Mocking RAF Officer - Gerald Harper
Committee Member - Walter Horsbrugh
RAF Pay Clerk In NAAFI - Arthur Howard
Attendant in Officers' Quarters - Patrick Jordan
Collins - Lloyd Lamble
Flight Sergeant - Philip Latham
Guard on Door - Patrick McGoohan
Adjutant to Air Chief Marshal Harris - Robert Moore
Assistant at Model Dam - Richard Neller
Barnes Wallis's Daughter - Nina Parry
RAF Officer in Mess Hall - Howard Pays
RAF Officer - Edwin Richfield
Bomber Crewman - Fred Stroud
Security Guard - Robert Brooks Turner