Review: Appointment in London

Directed by Philip Leacock and written by John Wooldridge and Robert Westerby, Wing Commander Tim Mason leads a squadron of Lancaster bombers on almost nightly raids from England. Having flown eighty-seven missions, he will shortly be retiring from flying, but the strain is showing. With losses mounting and several raids being seen as failures, members of his crew are thinking that there must be a jinx at work. Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ian Hunter, Dinah Sheridan, Bryan Forbes, Walter Fitzgerald, Bill Kerr, William Sylvester, Anne Leon and Charles Victor.

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Review: The Gentle Gunman

Directed by Basil Dearden and written by Roger MacDougall, adapted from his play of the same name, in 1941, in wartime U.K., two Irish brothers working for the I.R.A. come against their local leader’s ruthless methods. Starring: John Mills, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Beatty, Elizabeth Sellars, Barbara Mullen, Eddie Byrne, Joseph Tomelty, Liam Redmond and James Kenney.

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