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The Sound Barrier / Hobson's Choice

David Lean dvd double feature. "The Sound Barrier" (1952) - The true story of the jet plane's early days and the committed men who risked all to test the danger levels. Ralph Richardson is an air-craft manufacturer driven to design the first supersonic aeroplane even if his obsession to break the sound barrier costs him his humanity, the love of his family and the ultimate sacrifice - his son. "Hobson's Choice" (1954) - The brilliant, touching and delightful working-class comedy from David Lean. Charles Laughton is the drunken tyrannical Lancashire Bootmaker brought to heel by his tough eldest daughter and her simple-minded husband after they open a rival shoe shop.

Year: 1952
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Classic Drama, Classic Comedy, Classic Cinema
Country: UK
Director: David Lean
Starring: Ralph Richardson, Ann Todd, Nigel Patrick, John Justin, Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie
Duration: 214 Minutes
Rating: PG - Adult themes.
Location in store: Classic Drama

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