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The dam busters.

Brickhill, Paul (Added Author). Anderson, Michael (Added Author). Todd, Richard (Added Author). Redgrave, Michael (Added Author). Jeans, Ursula (Added Author). Sydney, Basil (Added Author). Barr, Patrick (Added Author). Clark, Ernest (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - Bookmobile DVD DRAMA DAM (Text) DVD 39231033798683 On the Bus Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Film Movement Classics, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Bonus features: The making of The Dam Busters documentary -- Sir Barnes Wallis documentary (1972) -- 617 Squadron remembers documentary -- Footage of the bomb tests -- The Dam Busters Royal premiere footage -- Restoration of a classic featurette -- The Dam Busters 75th anniversary trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director, Michael Anderson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Michael Anderson, Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Basil Sydney, Patrick Barr, Ernest Clark.
Summary, etc.:
It was one of the most daring and controversial missions in WWII history: On May seventeenth, 1943, an elite RAF squadron flew deep into Germany's Ruhr Valley carrying five-ton experimental spinning bombs that needed to be dropped from a height of exactly 60 feet at precisely 240 mph in order to destroy three key dams in the Nazi industrial heartland. Oscar nominees Michael Redgrave and Richard Todd star in this gritty docudrama that depicts the infamous Ruhr Raid from drawing board to attack.
Target Audience Note:
MWT rating: NR.
System Details Note:
DVD, fullscreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 1080p High Definition; requires DVD player.
Language Note:
English audio.
Subject: World war, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Bombs > Drama.
Great Britain > Drama.
Genre: Biographical films
War films.

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