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 - In his MG M-Type Midget, Douglas drives through the gates of RAF Kenley. Looking onto Salmons Lane West from the gateway of the base near Caterham in Surrey.
Reach for the Sky

rfts021. In his MG M-Type Midget, Douglas drives through the gates of RAF Kenley. Looking onto Salmons Lane West from the gateway of the base near Caterham in Surrey.

Reach for the Sky - On a rainy day, Douglas leaves the Registry Office with his new wife, Thelma Bader (Muriel Pavlow).
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rfts022. On a rainy day, Douglas leaves the Registry Office with his new wife, Thelma Bader (Muriel Pavlow).

Reach for the Sky - Following his acceptance back into the RAF prior to war starting, Douglas rises through the ranks to take over command of 242 squadron in Norfolk.
Reach for the Sky

rfts023. Following his acceptance back into the RAF prior to war starting, Douglas rises through the ranks to take over command of 242 squadron in Norfolk.

Reach for the Sky - Initially meeting resistance from the men who have suffered losses in France, the new Commanding Officer ensures that his squadron gets the tools and equipment that it needs.
Reach for the Sky

rfts024. Initially meeting resistance from the men who have suffered losses in France, the new Commanding Officer ensures that his squadron gets the tools and equipment that it needs.

Reach for the Sky - Douglas asks Warrant Officer West (Michael Ripper) to make repairs after receiving a few bullet holes during a battle.
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rfts025. Douglas asks Warrant Officer West (Michael Ripper) to make repairs after receiving a few bullet holes during a battle.

Reach for the Sky - After the Battle of Britain, Bader is promoted and sent to RAF Tangmere as Acting Wing Commander.
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rfts026. After the Battle of Britain, Bader is promoted and sent to RAF Tangmere as Acting Wing Commander.

Reach for the Sky - Group Captain Alfred 'Woody' Woodhall (Howard Marion-Crawford) welcomes his friend to the base.
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rfts027. Group Captain Alfred 'Woody' Woodhall (Howard Marion-Crawford) welcomes his friend to the base.

Reach for the Sky - At home, Thelma learns that her husband has been shot down over France and captured.
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rfts028. At home, Thelma learns that her husband has been shot down over France and captured.

Reach for the Sky - After escaping from the hospital where he's being held, Douglas makes his way into a nearby village where he is met by Gilbert De Glacerer of the resistance. Robin Brooks points out that this same location, Church Street, Twickenham is also seen in Dunkirk at du004 (RL)
Reach for the Sky

rfts029. After escaping from the hospital where he's being held, Douglas makes his way into a nearby village where he is met by Gilbert De Glacerer of the resistance. Robin Brooks points out that this same location, Church Street, Twickenham is also seen in Dunkirk at du004 (RL)

Reach for the Sky - The two men hide from the occupying troops as they march along the street. Robin Brooks also points out that this same location, is also seen in Dunkirk at du005b (RL)
Reach for the Sky

rfts030. The two men hide from the occupying troops as they march along the street. Robin Brooks also points out that this same location, is also seen in Dunkirk at du005b (RL)

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