Appointment in London

Appointment in London

Philip Leacock (1952)

92min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
This routine Second World War drama finds the normally reliable Dirk Bogarde slightly off-form as a pilot grounded on doctor's orders. His determination to continue flying is deflected momentarily by his love for naval intelligence widow Dinah Sheridan and the disappearance of comrade Bryan Forbes after he's caught tinkering with a code machine. It's all pretty much as you'd expect, but a little more insight into the lives of the air crews would have filled in the gaps left by the absence of flag-waving propaganda.

Summary

Over the course of one month in 1943, an intense rivalry develops between an overworked wing commander and an American officer - but the two try to put aside personal feelings for the sake of the war effort. Second World War drama, starring Dirk Bogarde, Bryan Forbes, Dinah Sheridan and William Sylvester.

Cast & Crew

Wg Cdr Tim Mason Dirk Bogarde
Pilot Officer Greeno Bryan Forbes
Eve Canyon Dinah Sheridan
Mac William Sylvester
Capt Logan Ian Hunter
Flt Lt Bill Brown Bill Kerr
Mrs Pamela Greeno Anne Leon
Dr Buchanan Terence Longdon
Director Philip Leacock
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: Mayflower ProdsAvailable on: video and DVD
Drama