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Convoy

Postby dunmunro » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:39 am

WW2 B+W film, (1940) depicting the RN defeating a Nazi surface raider:

http://www.archive.org/details/Convoy1940

quite a good flick!

It depicts life aboard HMS Apollo, which appears to an Arethusa class CL. Look for Stewart Granger and Claude Raines.

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Re: Convoy

Postby RF » Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:43 am

I can't recall whether I have seen this. If this is a 1940 production I would suspect that it would be rather propagandistic......
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Re: Convoy

Postby Karl Heidenreich » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:02 pm

There is a cool film with Kris Kristopherson and Ali McGraw called "Convoy"... but of truck instead of ships... Sam Peckinpah's (Iron Cross) film.
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