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Millions Like Us

(1943)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, War | 1h 43min |
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| Stars: Patricia Roc, Gordon Jackson, Anne Crawford | Directors: Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder

The tribulations of a family in wartime, especially of the meek daughter who goes into war work and marries an airman, who is killed

Celia Crowson is a young woman who decides to join the war effort. She leaves her family and sets off for a factory, filled with hopes and fears for her new life.

At the factory hostel she encounters people from all walks of life and makes friends with her three room-mates.

The film follows the girls as they journey through the war and discover the importance of friendship and true love.

Cast (16)

British actress Patricia Roc strikes a sexy pose in a publicity shot for Jassy (1947).
Celia Crowson
Gordon Jackson
Fred Blake
Anne Crawford
Jennifer Knowles
British actor, Basil Radford, as Captain Paul Waggett in Whisky Galore! (1949)
Charters
Naunton Wayne, well-known British actor who plays the role of Leslie, one of the club friends of of Henry Garnet (Basil Radford) in ‘The Facts of Life’, one of the four Somerset Maugham stories comprising ‘Quartet’, Sydney Box’s new production for Gainsborough Pictures
Caldicott
Moore Marriott
Jim
Eric Portman
Charlie Forbes
Joy Shelton
Phyllis Crowson
John Boxer
Tom
Valentine Dunn
Elsie
Megs Jenkins
Gwen
Terry Randall
Annie Earnshaw
Amy Veness
Mrs Blythe
John Salew
The Doctor
Beatrice Varley
Miss Wells
Bertha Willmott
The Singer
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Reviews

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Fragmentary but reasonably accurate picture of the Home Front during World War II; a little more humour would not have been out of place, but as propaganda it proved an effective weapon. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from Millions Like Us (1943) (9). Produced by Edward Black
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Main title from Millions Like Us (1943) (4). Eric Portman
Main title from Millions Like Us (1943) (3). Gordon Jackson, Anne Crawford, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Moore Marriott
Main title from Millions Like Us (1943) (2). Patricia Roc
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Anne Crawford (as Jennifer) and Patricia Roc (as Celia) in a photograph from Millions Like Us (1943) (1)
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Patricia Roc (as Celia) in an Italian poster for Millions Like Us (1943) (1)
Patricia Roc (as Celia) in a DVD cover of Millions Like Us (1943) (1)
Millions Like Us DVD with Patricia Roc from Simply Media, 2004

Production

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Sidney Gilliat
Director / Writer
Frank Launder
Director / Writer
Edward Black
Producer

Companies

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Millions Like Us (1943) opening credits (1)
Gainsborough Pictures
Production company
Associated British Film Distributors (A.B.F.D.)
Distribution company
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company