The Way to the Stars

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World War II as seen by the guests at a small hotel near an airfield

Set in World War II, this is the tale of a group of pilots as they go through their experiences of life, love and loss. Their relationships are highlighted and the impact of war and destruction is shown to affect not just those doing battle, but those left at home as well.

Cast (15)

British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Flight Lt David Archdale
British actor John Mills wears a jacket and tie
Pilot Officer Peter Penrose
Photograph of British actress, Rosamund John
Miss ’Toddy’ Todd
Douglass Montgomery
Johnny Hollis
Renée Asherson
Iris Winterton
British comedian Stanley Holloway wears a trilby, jacket and tie as he smokes his pipe
Mr Palmer
British actor, Basil Radford, as Captain Paul Waggett in Whisky Galore! (1949)
Tiny Williams
British actor Felix Aylmer wears a white dinner jacket and bow tie
Rev. Charles Moss
Bonar Colleano
Joe Friselli
Joyce Carey
Miss Winterton
British actor Trevor Howard smokes a cigarette.  Howard is dressed in a herringbone jacket and tie
Squadron Leader Carter
Nicholas Stuart
Col Rogers
Bill Owen
Sgt ‘Nobby’ Clarke
Grant Miller
Wally Becker
Jean Simmons, British actress, wears a lacy top and a pearl necklace as she poses for a 1950s publicity photo
A Singer
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Production Information

1945, Anthony Asquith (Director)

Pictures (4)

Introducing Bonar Colleano Jnr, Trevor Howard and Jean Simmons
Screenshot from The Way to the Stars (1945) (2)
Screenshot from The Way to the Stars (1945) (1)
Main title from The Way to the Stars (1945)

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