The Way Ahead (1944) was a War - Drama Film directed by Carol Reed and produced by Norman Walker , Herbert Smith, Stanley Haynes and John Sutro.
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The Way Ahead (AKA The Immortal Battallon) Directed by Carol Reed Written by Peter Ustinov and Eric Ambler based on an original story by Ambler 1944/UK Two Cities Films First viewing/YouTube Pvt. Herbert Davenport: Oh really? Who? Pvt. Ted Brewer: Bleedin’ Guy Fawkes. Sometimes as I work my... Read full article
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This movie is an expanded remake of the Army Kinematograph Service film The New Lot.
Apparently, Wartime British Prime Minister Winston Churchill asked star David Niven about the possibility of making a film which would pay homage to the British Army the way In Which We Serve had paid homage to the British Navy. Niven then contacted director Carol Reed with the proposal of expanding their earlier training film, The New Lot.
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