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Director  Roy Ward Baker
Cinematography  Wilkie Cooper
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Country  United Kingdom
6.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Drama, War
Produced by  Jon Penington
Language  English
The Valiant (1962 film) movie poster
Writer  Giorgio Capitani, Willis Hall, Keith Waterhouse
Release date  4 January 1962
Cast  John Mills (Captain Morgan), Ettore Manni (Luigi Durand de la Penne), Roberto Risso (Emilio Bianchi), Robert Shaw (Lieutenant Field), Liam Redmond (Surgeon Commander Reilly)
Similar movies  Operation Petticoat, Act of Valor, Independence Day, For Your Eyes Only, Tomorrow Never Dies, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Valiant is a 1962 British/Italian international co-production film directed by Roy Ward Baker, and starring John Mills, Ettore Manni, Roberto Risso, Robert Shaw, and Liam Redmond. It is based on the Italian manned torpedo attack which seriously damaged the two British battleships Valiant and Queen Elizabeth and the oil tanker Sagona at the port of Alexandria in December 1941.

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The film had a Royal Gala Premiere on 4 January 1962 at the Odeon Leicester Square in the presence of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.

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Plot

Alexandria December, 1941. Two Italian frogmen are captured under suspicion of placing a mine under the HMS Valiant. They are brought onto the ship for questioning.

Cast

  • John Mills - Captain Robert Morgan
  • Ettore Manni - Luigi Durand de la Penne
  • Roberto Risso - Emilio Bianchi
  • Robert Shaw - Lieutenant Field
  • Liam Redmond - Surgeon Commander Reilly
  • Laurence Naismith - The Admiral
  • Ralph Michael - Commander Clark
  • Colin Douglas - Chief Gunner's Mate
  • John Meillon - Bedford
  • Moray Watson - Turnbull
  • Dinsdale Landen - Norris
  • Patrick Barr - Reverend Ellis
  • Charles Houston - Medical Orderly
  • Gordon Rollings - 'Agony' Payne
  • Brian Rawlinson - One Of The Tea Drinkers
  • Angus Lennie - Sailor Saying 'Manners'
  • References

    The Valiant (1962 film) Wikipedia
    The Valiant (1962 film) IMDb The Valiant (1962 film) themoviedb.org


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