Landfall

Landfall

Ken Annakin (1949)

84min
U Certificate
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Fighter pilot Michael Denison, poor chap, thinks he has sunk a British submarine while patrolling the skies over the English Channel. The court thinks so, too, and he gets transferred to desk duties and unburdens his guilt to barmaid Patricia Plunkett who decides to prove he actually sank a German sub. Love blossoms, of course, but only after Miss Plunkett is convinced that a barmaid could ever court someone so dashing and so upper class as Michael Denison. Laurence Harvey can also be glimpsed in this dainty item from a vanished era of British war movies.

Summary

A pilot tries to redeem himself for mistakenly sinking an allied submarine by undertaking a perilous mission. Second World War drama, starring Michael Denison and Patricia Plunkett.

Cast & Crew

Rick Chambers Michael Denison
Mona Patricia Plunkett
Capt Burnaby Denis O'Dea
Director Ken Annakin

Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: Assoc. British Pathe LtdAvailable on: DVD
Drama