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Spitfire (1942)

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118 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health.
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Writers
Henry C. James (original story) | Katherine Strueby (original story) (as Kay Strueby) | Miles Malleson (screenplay) | Anatole de Grunwald (screenplay)
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Status
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Updated Aug 20, 1942

Release date
Jun 12, 1943 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Leslie Howard
R.J. Mitchell R.J. Mitchell   See fewer
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David Niven
Geoffrey Crisp Geoffrey Crisp   See fewer
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Rosamund John
Diana Mitchell Diana Mitchell   See fewer
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Roland Culver
Cmdr. Bride Cmdr. Bride   See fewer
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Anne Firth
Miss Harper Miss Harper   See fewer
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David Horne
Mr. Higgins Mr. Higgins   See fewer
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J.H. Roberts
Sir Robert McLean Sir Robert McLean   See fewer
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Derrick De Marney
Squadron Leader Jefferson Squadron Leader Jefferson   See fewer
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Rosalyn Boulter
Mabel Lovesay Mabel Lovesay   See fewer
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Herbert Cameron
MacPherson MacPherson   See fewer
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Toni Edgar-Bruce
Lady Houston (as Toni Edgar Bruce) Lady Houston (as Toni Edgar Bruce)   See fewer
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Gordon McLeod
Maj. Buchan Maj. Buchan   See fewer
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George Skillan
Mr. Royce Mr. Royce   See fewer
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Erik Freund
Messerschmitt Messerschmitt   See fewer
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Fritz Wendhausen
Von Straben (as F.R. Wendhausen) Von Straben (as F.R. Wendhausen)   See fewer
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John Chandos
Krantz Krantz   See fewer
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Victor Beaumont
Von Crantz Von Crantz   See fewer
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Suzanne Clair
Madeleine Madeleine   See fewer
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Filippo Del Giudice
Bertorelli Bertorelli   See fewer
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Brefni O'Rorke
The Specialist The Specialist   See fewer
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Gerry Wilmot
Radio Announcer Radio Announcer   See fewer
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Jack Peach
Radio Announcer Radio Announcer   See fewer
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Joseph Goebbels
Self (archive footage) (as Josef Goebbels) Self (archive footage) (as Josef Goebbels)   See fewer
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Hermann Göring
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Adolf Hitler
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Robert Beatty
American Airman (uncredited) American Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Chevalier
Civilian in Control Room (uncredited) Civilian in Control Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Winston Churchill
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bunny Currant
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Gawthorne
Board Member (uncredited) Board Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Everley Gregg
Mitchell's Housekeeper (uncredited) Mitchell's Housekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Hammond
Marching German Youth (uncredited) Marching German Youth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerard Heinz
German Officer (uncredited) German Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leslie Ruth Howard
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Howard-Williams
Fighter Pilot (uncredited) Fighter Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Kingcome
Fighter Pilot (uncredited) Fighter Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Kingcome
Fighter pilot (uncredited) Fighter pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miles Malleson
Vickers Representative (uncredited) Vickers Representative (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gibb McLaughlin
Sir Ian MacLaren (uncredited) Sir Ian MacLaren (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patricia Medina
Venetian Girl (uncredited) Venetian Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Miles
Lady Houston's Agent (uncredited) Lady Houston's Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olaf Olsen
Civilian at Richtofen Club (uncredited) Civilian at Richtofen Club (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Raymond
Radio Control Officer (uncredited) Radio Control Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 1,546 votes