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The First of the Few

The First of the Few

Sep. 14, 1942UK118 Min.Approved
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Biopic of plane fashion designer R.J. Mitchell whose Spitfire became one of the mainstays of the RAF in World War II. Mitchell labored for Supermarine who specialized for decades on growing seaplanes. He enjoyed a good buy of fulfillment winning prestigious air races with the assist of his check pilot Geoffrey Crisp. Money changed into constantly in brief supply however and the government was continually hesitant to invest. When Supermarine is sold out via Vickers, Mitchell has a piece greater leeway. After a go to to Germany in the 1930s, he sees the Nazi chance first-hand and makes a decision to layout a fighter with a very new engine. The end result became the famed Spitfire. tt0034734

The First of the Few
Original title The First of the Few
IMDb Rating 7.0 1,535 votes
TMDb Rating 6.6 20 votes

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Leslie Howard isR.J. Mitchell
R.J. Mitchell
David Niven isGeoffrey Crisp
Geoffrey Crisp
Rosamund John isDiana Mitchell
Diana Mitchell
Roland Culver isCommander Bride
Commander Bride
Anne Firth isMiss Harper
Miss Harper
David Horne isMr. Higgins
Mr. Higgins
J.H. Roberts isSir Robert McLean
Sir Robert McLean
Derrick De Marney isSquadron Leader Jefferson
Squadron Leader Jefferson
Rosalyn Boulter isMabel Lovesay
Mabel Lovesay
Herbert Cameron isMacPherson
MacPherson

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