Gift Horse

Aka "Glory at Sea". A fine WWII drama with Trevor Howard as a demanding, no-nonsense commander of a battleship who wins the respect of his men while battling a German U boat. An authentic and moving portrayal of life on board a Royal Navy ship during the war. It was made with the full cooperation of both the Admirality and the St. Nazaire Society, and is broadly based on dramatic, real life events. Top supporting cast includes Bernard Lee, Dora Bryan, Sid James, Sonny Tufts, Joan Rice and James Donald.

Year: 1951
Genre: War and Anti-War Films
Country: UK
Director: Compton Bennett
Starring: Dora Bryan, Richard Attenborough, Sonny Tufts, Trevor Howard
Duration: 95 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: War
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