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The First of the Few

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Released: 2nd September 2019. Leslie Howard directs and stars in this drama which portrays the life of R.J. Mitchell (Howard), the man who designed the Spitfire. Told in flashback by Mitchell's philandering test pilot, Jeffrey Quill (David Niven), the film follows Mitchell as he attempts to persuade Whitehall to sponsor the project and struggles to overcome the technical problems on a plane which was to become one of the Allies' most valuable assets during the Second World War.

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  • Details

    Released:
    2nd September 2019
    Category:
    Classic
    Studio:
    Screenbound Pictures
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Certification:
    Universal – Suitable for all
    Barcode:
    5060425352561
  • Description

    Leslie Howard directs and stars in this drama which portrays the life of R.J. Mitchell (Howard), the man who designed the Spitfire. Told in flashback by Mitchell's philandering test pilot, Jeffrey Quill (David Niven), the film follows Mitchell as he attempts to persuade Whitehall to sponsor the project and struggles to overcome the technical problems on a plane which was to become one of the Allies' most valuable assets during the Second World War.
    Region Code:
    Region A,B,C
    Duration:
    120 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Interactive Menu
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