The Way Ahead

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| Film | | UK | 1h 55min |
Stars: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald

Adventures of a platoon of raw recruits during World War II

Cast (15)

American publicity photograph featuring British actor David Niven
Lt. Jim Perry
British comedian Stanley Holloway wears a trilby, jacket and tie as he smokes his pipe
Pte Ted Brewer
James Donald
Pte Evan Lloyd
John Laurie
Pte Luke
Leslie Dwyer
Pte Sid Beck
Hugh Burden
Pte Bill Parsons
Jimmy Hanley
Pte Geoffrey Stainer
Main title from Brighton Rock (1948) (4).  William Hartnell as Dallow
William Hartnell
Sgt Ned Fletcher
Reginald Tate
The Training Company Commanding Officer
Leo Genn
Capt Edwards
John Ruddock
Chelsea Pensioner
A Bromley Davenport
Chelsea Pensioner
Renée Asherson
Marjorie Gillingham
Mary Jerrold
Mrs Gillingham
Tessie O’Shea
Herself - ENSA Entertainer
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Carol Reed



Production company

Two Cities Films
Logo for the Two Cities Film production company.  This was the company’s second logo.

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