FILM : Reach for the Sky
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Reach for the Sky 1956 Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson, Alexander Knox Buckinghamshire, London, Middlesex, Surrey
Director : Lewis Gilbert   Production Company : The Rank Organisation, Angel Productions  Region : LONDON R-S,SOUTH EAST R-Z

Airman Douglas Bader loses his legs in a 1931 flying accident and rejoins the RAF to become a successful fighter pilot and Wing Commander.

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Reach for the Sky - Arriving to join the Air Force as a cadet, Douglas Bader rides up to the gatehouse of the RAF's college at Cranwell.
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rfts001. Arriving to join the Air Force as a cadet, Douglas Bader rides up to the gatehouse of the RAF's college at Cranwell.

Reach for the Sky - Douglas rides away after being directed to the cadet's mess.
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rfts002. Douglas rides away after being directed to the cadet's mess.

Reach for the Sky - On the parade ground where Douglas meets Johnny Sanderson (Lyndon Brook), the new recruits endure their first inspection by Flight Sergeant Mills (Eddie Byrne).
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rfts003. On the parade ground where Douglas meets Johnny Sanderson (Lyndon Brook), the new recruits endure their first inspection by Flight Sergeant Mills (Eddie Byrne).

Reach for the Sky - After training is completed, new recruits wait outside Air Vice-Marshal Halahan's office as, inside, Bader is reprimanded for his disregard for discipline.
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rfts004. After training is completed, new recruits wait outside Air Vice-Marshal Halahan's office as, inside, Bader is reprimanded for his disregard for discipline.

Reach for the Sky - Bader and Sanderson are posted to RAF Kenley. The Station HQ and parade ground at RAF Kenley in Surrey.
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rfts005. Bader and Sanderson are posted to RAF Kenley. The Station HQ and parade ground at RAF Kenley in Surrey.

Reach for the Sky - Continuing to excel at flying and sports, Douglas is chosen to take part in an aerial exhibition. The former RAF base located between Caterham and Kenley is now known as Kenley Aerodrome.
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rfts006. Continuing to excel at flying and sports, Douglas is chosen to take part in an aerial exhibition. The former RAF base located between Caterham and Kenley is now known as Kenley Aerodrome.

Reach for the Sky - At Reading Aero Club, Douglas is taunted by civilian members until he takes to the sky to show off his flying skills. Denham Aerodrome located by Paul Atkinsom.
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rfts007. At Reading Aero Club, Douglas is taunted by civilian members until he takes to the sky to show off his flying skills. Denham Aerodrome located by Paul Atkinsom.

Reach for the Sky - As the club members look on, the young airman performs low level aerobatics before crashing. Paul Atkinsom advises that the house to the left gives this away as Denham Aerodrome near Gerrard's Cross in Buckinghamshire.
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rfts008. As the club members look on, the young airman performs low level aerobatics before crashing. Paul Atkinsom advises that the house to the left gives this away as Denham Aerodrome near Gerrard's Cross in Buckinghamshire.

Reach for the Sky - Douglas recovers in hospital after surgeon Mr. J. Leonard Joyce amputates first his right leg, then part of his left. The Royal Berkshire Hospital seen from from London Road in Reading.
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rfts009. Douglas recovers in hospital after surgeon Mr. J. Leonard Joyce amputates first his right leg, then part of his left. The Royal Berkshire Hospital seen from from London Road in Reading.

Reach for the Sky - With Mr. Joyce and Matron watching, Douglas leaves the hospital.
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rfts010. With Mr. Joyce and Matron watching, Douglas leaves the hospital.

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