The Cockleshell Heroes

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| | UK | 1h 37min |
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Stars: José Ferrer, Trevor Howard, Dora Bryan

During World War II, ten marines are trained to travel by canoe into Bordeaux harbour and attach limpet mines to German ships

Cast

José Ferrer
Major Geoffrey Stringer
British actor Trevor Howard smokes a cigarette.  Howard is dressed in a herringbone jacket and tie
Captain Hugh Thompson
Publicity photo of British film actress, Dora Bryan
Myrtle
Victor Maddern
Marine Sgt Craig
Anthony Newley
Marine Clarke
David Lodge
Marine Ruddock
Peter Arne
Marine Corporal Stevens
Percy Herbert
Marine Lomas
Graham Stewart
Marine Booth
John Fabian
Marine Cooney
John Van Eyssen
Marine Bradley
Robert Desmond
Marine Todd
Walter Fitzgerald
Gestapo Commandant
Karel Stepanek
Assistant Gestapo Officer
Beatrice Campbell
Mrs Ruddock
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Watch on British TV

  • Tomorrow at 12.40pm on Film4
  • Director

    José Ferrer

    Writer

    Film Footage

    Colour

    Released

    1955

    Production Company

    Warwick Film Productions

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