DVD
English

Battle of Britain

Guy Hamilton (director), James Kennaway (author of screenplay), Derek Dempster (based on the work of)
Language
English
Publisher
MGM DVD, 2004
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1969
Playing time
ca. 127 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans, Engels voor slechthorenden Naar The narrow margin van Derek Dempster en Derek Wood
EAN
8717438139296

About Guy Hamilton

Mervyn Ian Guy Hamilton, DSC (16 September 1922 – 20 April 2016) was an English film director. He directed 22 films from the 1950s to the 1980s, including four James Bond films.

Early life

Hamilton was born in Paris on 16 September 1922, where his English parents were living, and attended school in England. His first exposure to the film industry came in 1938, when he was a clapperboard boy at the Victorine Studios in Nice. At the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939, Hamilton escaped from France by the MV Saltersgate, a collier bound for French North Africa; one of the other 500 refugees aboard was W. Somerset Maugham.

Having travelled from Oran to Gibraltar before arriving in London, he worked in the film library at Paramount News before being commissioned in the Royal Navy; he served in the 15th Motor Torpedo Boat 718 Flotilla, a unit that ferried agents into France and brough…Read more on Wikipedia