|Plot: Two stories in one - an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. Meanwhile, British civilians are being dragged into the war with Operation Dynamo, the scheme to get the French and British forces back from the Dunkirk beaches. Some come forward to help, others are less willing.
Rating: 7.1/10 (1436 votes)
Director: Leslie Norman
Writer: Trevor Dudley Smith (novel), Ewan Butler (book), J.S. Bradford (book), David Divine (screenplay), W.P. Lipscomb (screenplay)
Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Robert Urquhart
Runtime: 134 min
Genre: Drama, History, War
Released: 1958 Sep 10