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Alan Ladd stars in this spectacular British 1953 World War Two action drama as a paratrooper in Britain’s new, elite Parachute Regiment. Fearless in battle, whether raiding a German radar installation or storming an airfield in North Africa, ‘Canada’ MacKendrick soon proves his worth to the Regiment – but will his secret get him killed? Terence Young directs and Stanley Baker and Harry Andrews co-star.
‘Good battle scenes’ – Halliwell’s Film Guide
‘ (An) exciting war film, with fine colour photography, and Ladd backed by a strong British cast’ – TV Times Film & Video Guide
‘Ladd…puts in an excellent performance..’ – Radio Times Guide to Films