Malta Story (1953)

Director
Brian Desmond Hurst

Main cast
Alec Guinness; Jack Hawkins; Muriel Pavlow; Anthony Steel; Renée Asherson

Genres
Drama, War, History

Description
In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines. Plenty of realistic reenactments and archival combat footage as the British are beseiged and try to fight off the Luftwaffe. Against this background, a RAF reconnaissance photographer's romance with a local girl is endangered as he tries to plot enemy movements.


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