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Brown on Resolution
Walter Forde’s 1935 war drama stars a young John Mills as the illegitimate son of a naval officer who brings down a German cruiser in WWI.
War 1935 71 mins
Director: Walter Forde
Walter Forde’s 1935 war drama stars a young John Mills in his first lead role. Albert Brown, the illegitimate son of a naval officer, is taken prisoner by a German battlecruiser off the Pacific during World War One. He conspires to overthrow and bring down the entire ship – single-handedly – and becomes a hero in the process, in this deft, thrilling war film from Forde.
Also known as Bound for Glory and Forever England, Forde’s film was noted for its intense and realistic maritime scenes, bolstered by the use of real Royal Navy ships. It’s a captivating drama that stands the test of time for its gripping portrayal of the tragedies of the Great War.
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