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Michael Caine

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It also starred Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer and Robert Shaw as Squadron Leaders.
He made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in British films, including Zulu (1964), The Ipcress File (1965), Alfie (1966), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, The Italian Job (1969), and Battle of Britain (1969).

Wilfred Greatorex

The script by James Kennaway and Wilfred Greatorex was based on the book The Narrow Margin by Derek Wood and Derek Dempster.
He also wrote the screenplay for the 1969 film Battle of Britain.

Trevor Howard

The film drew many respected British actors to accept roles as key figures of the battle, including Sir Laurence Olivier as Hugh Dowding and Trevor Howard as Keith Park. Adding to the RAF's problems is a battle between the commanding officers of 11 Group, Keith Park (Trevor Howard), and 12 Group, Trafford Leigh-Mallory (Patrick Wymark).
He went back to military roles: The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968), as Lord Cardigan, and Battle of Britain (1969).

Susannah York

Susannah York as Section Officer Maggie Harvey, Colin's wife.
Her other film appearances included Sands of the Kalahari (1965), The Killing of Sister George (1968), Battle of Britain (1969), Jane Eyre (1970), Zee and Co. (1972), Gold (1974), The Maids (1975), Conduct Unbecoming (1975), Eliza Fraser (1976), The Shout (1978), The Silent Partner (1978), and Superman (1978).

Christopher Plummer

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It also starred Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer and Robert Shaw as Squadron Leaders.
Plummer was one of many stars in Battle of Britain (1969) and was Atahualpa in The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969).

Harry Saltzman

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Battle of Britain is a 1969 British Second World War film directed by Guy Hamilton, and produced by Harry Saltzman and S. Benjamin Fisz. In September 1965 producers Harry Saltzman and S. Benjamin Fisz contacted former RAF Bomber Command Group Captain T.G. 'Hamish' Mahaddie to find the aircraft and arrange their use.
These include his World War II pet project Battle of Britain (1969), and Call Me Bwana (1963), one of only three films to be produced by Eon Productions outside of the James Bond franchise.

Guy Hamilton

Battle of Britain is a 1969 British Second World War film directed by Guy Hamilton, and produced by Harry Saltzman and S. Benjamin Fisz.
In the late 1960s, Hamilton directed two further films for Bond producer Harry Saltzman: Funeral in Berlin (1966, starring Michael Caine), and the war epic Battle of Britain (1969).

Ian McShane

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Ian McShane as Sergeant Pilot Andy Moore
Even before Lovejoy, he was a pin-up as a result of appearances in television series, such as Wuthering Heights (1967, as Heathcliff), If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969, as Charlie), Jesus of Nazareth (1977, as Judas Iscariot), and Disraeli (1978)—as well as films like Sky West and Crooked (1965) and Battle of Britain (1969).

Edward Fox (actor)

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Edward Fox as Pilot Officer Archie.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s he established himself with roles in major British films, including Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), Battle of Britain (1969) and The Go-Between (1971).

Robert Shaw (actor)

Robert Shaw
It also starred Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer and Robert Shaw as Squadron Leaders.
Shaw was one of many stars in Battle of Britain (1969) and he had the lead in The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969) and Figures in a Landscape (1970); his fee for the latter was reportedly $500,000.

Duncan Lamont

Duncan Lamont as Flight Sergeant Arthur
On film, the best-known of the many productions he appeared in were The 39 Steps (1959, as Kennedy), Ben-Hur (1959, uncredited but playing Marius), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962, as John Williams), Arabesque (1966) and Battle of Britain (1969, as Flight Sergeant Arthur).

Tom Chatto

Tom Chatto as Willoughby's Assistant Controller
Born Thomas Chatto St George Sproule, Chatto was also well known for his role in the 1969 Guy Hamilton film, Battle of Britain.

Keith Park

Sir Keith ParkKeith Rodney ParkAir Vice-Marshal Park
The film drew many respected British actors to accept roles as key figures of the battle, including Sir Laurence Olivier as Hugh Dowding and Trevor Howard as Keith Park. Adding to the RAF's problems is a battle between the commanding officers of 11 Group, Keith Park (Trevor Howard), and 12 Group, Trafford Leigh-Mallory (Patrick Wymark).
Park was portrayed by Trevor Howard in the 1969 film Battle of Britain.

Hamish Mahaddie

Hamish' MahaddieT. G. 'Hamish' MahaddieT. G. Mahaddie
In September 1965 producers Harry Saltzman and S. Benjamin Fisz contacted former RAF Bomber Command Group Captain T.G. 'Hamish' Mahaddie to find the aircraft and arrange their use.
His most remarkable accomplishment in the film industry was the procurement of aircraft, crews and service personal for the film Battle of Britain (1969).

Battle of Britain

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The film documented the events of the Battle of Britain.
The battle was the subject of the 1969 film Battle of Britain.

Barry Foster (actor)

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Barry Foster as Squadron Leader Edwards
Over the next decade and a half, he performed in such films as Joseph Losey's King and Country (1964), The Family Way (1966), Robbery (1967), Inspector Clouseau (1968), Battle of Britain (1969), and David Lean's Ryan's Daughter (1970).

Laurence Olivier

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The film drew many respected British actors to accept roles as key figures of the battle, including Sir Laurence Olivier as Hugh Dowding and Trevor Howard as Keith Park.
He played Field Marshal French in the First World War film Oh! What a Lovely War, for which he won another BAFTA award, followed by Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding in Battle of Britain.

Patrick Wymark

Wymark
Adding to the RAF's problems is a battle between the commanding officers of 11 Group, Keith Park (Trevor Howard), and 12 Group, Trafford Leigh-Mallory (Patrick Wymark).
Wymark's film appearances included: Children of the Damned (1964), Operation Crossbow (1965), Repulsion (1965), Where Eagles Dare (1968), Witchfinder General (1968), Battle of Britain (1969), Doppelgänger (1969), The Blood on Satan's Claw (1970) and Cromwell (1970)

James Kennaway

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The script by James Kennaway and Wilfred Greatorex was based on the book The Narrow Margin by Derek Wood and Derek Dempster.
His films include Violent Playground (1958), Tunes of Glory (1960), The Mind Benders (1963) and Battle of Britain (1969).

Nigel Patrick

Nigel Patrick as Group Captain Hope.
Film appearances included Battle of Britain (1969), The Virgin Soldiers (1969) and The Executioner (1970).

Karl-Otto Alberty

Karl-Otto Alberty as Gen. Jeschonnek (Luftwaffe chief of staff)
He played a Luftwaffe general in Battle of Britain (1969).

Hugh Dowding

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The film drew many respected British actors to accept roles as key figures of the battle, including Sir Laurence Olivier as Hugh Dowding and Trevor Howard as Keith Park.
In the 1969 film Battle of Britain, Dowding was played by Laurence Olivier.

Derek Wood (author)

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The script by James Kennaway and Wilfred Greatorex was based on the book The Narrow Margin by Derek Wood and Derek Dempster.
He was an adviser on the set of the eponymous film, and the book is used by military historians and lecturers to this day.

Michael Bates (actor)

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Michael Bates as Warrant Officer Warwick
Bates's film roles include Bedazzled (1967) as the flirtatious police inspector, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1967) as Mr. McGregor, Battle of Britain (1969) as Warrant Officer Warwick, Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) as a Lance-Corporal, Patton (1970) as Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery (to whom he bore a striking resemblance), A Clockwork Orange (1971) and Frenzy (1972).