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Landfall (1949)

86 min | Drama, War

Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German submarine, but which later proves to be British. He is charged with neglect and volunteers for a perilous ...See moreRick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German submarine, but which later proves to be British. He is charged with neglect and volunteers for a perilous mission. Meanwhile, his girlfriend Mona (Patricia Plunkett), through some odd information she has picked up, is trying to prove that Rick is innocent of the charges and actually did sink a German U-Boat. Written by Les Adams See less
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Nevil Shute (novel) | Talbot Jennings (screenplay) | Gilbert Gunn (adaptation) | Anne Burnaby (adaptation)
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Updated Oct 27, 1949

Release date
May 9, 1953 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Edith Sharpe
Rick's Mother Rick's Mother   See fewer
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Margaret Barton
Rick's Sister Rick's Sister   See fewer
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Charles Victor
Mona's Father Mona's Father   See fewer
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Kathleen Harrison
Mona's Mother Mona's Mother   See fewer
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Denis O'Dea
Captain Burnaby Captain Burnaby   See fewer
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Margaretta Scott
Mrs. Burnaby Mrs. Burnaby   See fewer
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Sebastian Shaw
Wing Cdr. Dickens Wing Cdr. Dickens   See fewer
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Maurice Denham
Wing Cdr. Hewitt Wing Cdr. Hewitt   See fewer
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A.E. Matthews
Air Raid Warden Air Raid Warden   See fewer
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Joan Dowling
Miriam, Barmaid Miriam, Barmaid   See fewer
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Nora Swinburne
Admiral's Wife Admiral's Wife   See fewer
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Stanley Rose
Uncle Bill Uncle Bill   See fewer
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Walter Hudd
Professor Legge Professor Legge   See fewer
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Ivan Samson
Cdr. Rutherford Cdr. Rutherford   See fewer
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Hubert Gregg
Lt. Cdr. Dale Lt. Cdr. Dale   See fewer
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Andrea Lea
Willow Willow   See fewer
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Paul Carpenter
F / O Morgan F / O Morgan   See fewer
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Laurence Harvey
F / O Hooper F / O Hooper   See fewer
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Gerald Case
S / Ldr. Peterson S / Ldr. Peterson   See fewer
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Bryan Coleman
P / O Weaver P / O Weaver   See fewer
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Norman Watson
P / O Jones P / O Jones   See fewer
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James Carney
Sgt. / Plt. Hutchison Sgt. / Plt. Hutchison   See fewer
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Moultrie Kelsall
Lieut. James Lieut. James   See fewer
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Dennis Vance
Lieut. Kitchen Lieut. Kitchen   See fewer
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Caven Watson
Lieut. Mitcheson (as Cavan Watson) Lieut. Mitcheson (as Cavan Watson)   See fewer
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Andrew Leigh
Customer in bar Customer in bar   See fewer
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Teddy Foster and His Band
Group Cast Appearance (as Teddy Foster And His Band) Group Cast Appearance (as Teddy Foster And His Band)   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
O'Neil (uncredited) O'Neil (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martin Boddey
Civilian (uncredited) Civilian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Douglas
Porky Thomas - Naval Officer in Pub (uncredited) Porky Thomas - Naval Officer in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Drake
White (uncredited) White (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lyn Evans
Rugson (uncredited) Rugson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Fowler
RAF Corporal Orderly (uncredited) RAF Corporal Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scott Harrold
Second Trawler Officer (uncredited) Second Trawler Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alastair Hunter
Minesweeper Captain (uncredited) Minesweeper Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Lawrence
Minesweeper 2nd Officer (uncredited) Minesweeper 2nd Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Maxwell
Yeoman of the Signals (uncredited) Yeoman of the Signals (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack May
Old Man in Country Pub (uncredited) Old Man in Country Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Nissen
Lambert (uncredited) Lambert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Sandifer
Signalman (uncredited) Signalman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Digby Wolfe
Pinsley (uncredited) Pinsley (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 110 votes