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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 (1944)

By Beatrice on Dec 9, 2014 From Flickers in Time

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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Pvt. Ted Brewer: Only one good man ever got into Parliament.
Pvt. Herbert Davenport: Oh really? Who?
Pvt. Ted Brewer: Bleedin' Guy Fawkes.


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The book 'The Film Business - A history of british cinema 1896-1972' by Ernest Betts states this film " . . . was originally made as a War Office instructional film under the title 'The New Lot', but was later developed into a full-length commercial feature at the suggestion of Filippo Del Giudice."
This movie is an expanded remake of the Army Kinematograph Service film The New Lot.
In the United Kingdom, this movie was released on the famous World War II date of D-Day i.e. the 6th of June, 1944.
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