Main title from The Dam Busters (1955)

The Dam Busters


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama | 2h 4min |
| Stars: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans | Director: Michael Anderson

In 1943 the Ruhr dams are destroyed by Dr Barnes Wallis’s bouncing bombs


Publicity photo of British actor, Richard Todd
Wing Commander Guy Gibson, VC DSO DFC
British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Doctor B. N. Wallis CBE. FRS
Photograph of English actress, Ursula Jeans (1)
Mrs Wallis
Charles Carson
Stanley Van Beers
Sir David Pye, CB FRS
Colin Tapley
Doctor W. H. Glanville CB CBE.
Ernest Clark
Air Vice-Marshal The Hon Ralph Cochrane
British actor Derek Farr wears a jacket and tie.  Picture is autographed ’To David Good luck, Derek Farr’
Group Capt J. N. H. Whitworth DSO DFC
Frederick Leister
Committee Member
Eric Messiter
Committee Member
Laidman Browne
Committee Member
Raymond Huntley
Official, National Physical Laboratory
Hugh Manning
Official, Ministry of Aircraft Production
Patrick Barr
Capt Joseph
Edwin Styles
Observer At Trials
Hugh Moxey
Observer At Trials
Anthony Shaw
RAF Officer At Trials
Photograph from Talk of the Devil (1936) (1) featuring Basil Sydney
Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris
Laurence Naismith
Harold Siddons
Group Signals Officer
Frank Phillips
BBC Announcer
Brewster Mason
Flt / Lt R. D. Trevor-Roper DFC D.F.M.
Tony Doonan
Flt / Lt R. E. G. Hutchison DFC
Ted Edwards (Nigel Stock) in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Flying / Off. F. M. Spafford DFC D.F.M.
Brian Nissen
Flt / Lt A. T. Taerum DFC
Robert Shaw
Flt / Sgt J. Pulford D.F.M.
Peter Assinder
Plt / Off. G. A. Deering DFC
Richard Leech
Squadron Leader H. M. Young DFC
Richard Thorp
Squadron Leader H. E. Maudslay DFC
John Fraser
Flight Lieutenant J. V. Hopgood DFC
David Morrell
Flight Lieutenant W. Astell DFC
Bill Kerr
Flight Lieutenant H. B. Martin DSO DFC A.F.C.
George Baker
Flight Lieutenant D. J. H. Maltby DSO DFC
Ronald Wilson
Flight Lieutenant D. J. Shannon DSO DFC
Denys Graham
Flying Officer L. G. Knight DSO
Basil Appleby
Flight Lieutenant R. C. Hay DFC
Tim Turner
Flight Lieutenant J. F. Leggo DFC
Ewen Solon
Flight Sergeant G. E. Powell
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Main title from The Dam Busters (1955)
Guy Gibson (Richard Todd) and Barnes Wallis (Michael Redgrave) look out with their field glasses in The Dam Busters (1955)


Michael Anderson
Guy Gibson
Writer (based on Wing Comdr. Gibson’s own account in ‘Enemy Coast Ahead’)
Paul Brickhill
Writer (book)


Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)
Production company