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The Bells Go Down (1943)

TV-G
90 min | Drama, War

Comedian Tommy Trinder plays it straight in this tribute to the wartime AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service). The dedicated band who kept the fires of London under control during the blitz and fire bombings of WWII.See moreComedian Tommy Trinder plays it straight in this tribute to the wartime AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service). The dedicated band who kept the fires of London under control during the blitz and fire bombings of WWII. Written by Steve Crook See less
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Writers
Stephen Black (adapted from the book of the same title) (in consultation with) | Roger MacDougall (screen play)
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Updated May 17, 1943

Release date
May 17, 1943 (United Kingdom)

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30 cast members
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Tommy Trinder
Tommy Turk Tommy Turk   See fewer
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James Mason
Ted Robbins Ted Robbins   See fewer
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William Hartnell
Brookes (as Billy Hartnell) Brookes (as Billy Hartnell)   See fewer
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Finlay Currie
District Officer MacFarlane District Officer MacFarlane   See fewer
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Beatrice Varley
Ma Turk Ma Turk   See fewer
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Norman Pierce
Pa Robbins Pa Robbins   See fewer
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Muriel George
Ma Robbins Ma Robbins   See fewer
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Julian Vedey
Lou Freeman Lou Freeman   See fewer
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Richard George
PC O'Brien PC O'Brien   See fewer
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H Victor Weske
Peters (as Victor Weske) Peters (as Victor Weske)   See fewer
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Leslie Harcourt
Alfie Parrott Alfie Parrott   See fewer
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Grace Arnold
Canteen Lady (uncredited) Canteen Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfie Bass
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Escane
Choirboy (uncredited) Choirboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Genn
Off-Screen Narrator (uncredited) Off-Screen Narrator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andreas Malandrinos
Mr. Vanetti (uncredited) Mr. Vanetti (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Michael
Dunkirk Survivor (uncredited) Dunkirk Survivor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Noble
Auxiliary Fireman (uncredited) Auxiliary Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Piper
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Salew
Landlord (uncredited) Landlord (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Victor
Bill - Dunkirk Survivor (uncredited) Bill - Dunkirk Survivor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Williams
Head of the Rescue Squad (uncredited) Head of the Rescue Squad (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 187 votes