Coward himself played the Montbatten role (renamed, Kinross for the film.), and turned in a sincere and 3 dimenional portrait.
For those of you used to seeing Noel only in high comedy, this film is a revelation. These were located at Trapani, converted at Fiumicino, and were sailed to Denia, Alicante, Spain (all by Villiers - see "Give Me a Ship to Sail").
Directed by Lloyd Bacon with James Cagney and Pat O'Brien.
To continue a grudge with naval officer Biff Martin, feisty construction worker Chesty O'Connor joins the navy and manages to get stationed on the same ship as Martin.
Thriller about the fictional ballistic missile submarine Alabama during a crisis in the post-Cold War Russian Far East.Strong support is also given by Sir John Mills and Joyce Carey. 114 mins, As they await rescue, the survivors of a destroyer dive-bombed and sunk during the battle of Crete think back on their lives in the navy. Directed by John Villiers Farrow (Mia's father and Alan Villiers cousin), the production manager was Emmett Emerson and the producer was Sam Bronston. Colman 'Tiger' King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dillane, Pat Mullin, Patch 'Red Beard' Ruadh directed by Robert Flaherty This ethnographic film is an anthropological study of the Aran Islands and its native inhabitants.Said to be based on the experiences of Admiral Lord Mountbatten and his ship HMS Kelly. Dir Noel Coward/David Lean Robert Stack as the short, slight, sandyhaired Scotsman? On the west coast of Ireland, the indigenous people battle mother nature simply to secure a modest living for themselves and their families Stephen Boyd, Clifton Webb, Robert Flemyng, Gloria Grahame, directed by Ronald Neame A spy thriller about a WWII British spy trying to fool the Nazis into believing false plans for a British invasion of Greece.The attack by British midget submarines on the German battleship " Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn directed by James Cameron. Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, war time merchant marine.A merchant marine captain, rescued from the Chinese Communists by local visitors, is "shanghaied" into transporting the whole village to Hong Kong on an ancient paddle steamer. This explores the theory of a German agent sabotaging the liner, a hospital ship Also known as The Nelson Touch (UK), B/W, Directed Richard Rosson, with Randolph Scott, James Brown.An exciting voyage down the muddy, misty Chinese coast in a rickety steamboat only larger than the African Queen by a factor of Cinema Scope, a hop, skip and a jump ahead of one mammoth Red frigate. Directed Brian Trenchard-Smith, with Edward Atterton and Jacqueline Bisset; an account of the sinking of the H. World War II era submarine warfare movies made during the war.A dispute over the meaning of a partially recovered flash message - does it order a missile launch?- leads the XO (Denzel Washington) to mutiny against his captain (Gene Hackman)Directed by Charles Frend, from Nicolas Montserrat, with Jack Hawkins and Donald Sinden. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training.Torrey is romantically involved with nurse Maggie Haynes, and also tries to restore his relationship with his estranged son, Jeremiah, a young Naval officer.165 mins, Adaptation of a thousand-page best-seller (by James Bassett) full of sub-plots and subsidiary characters, covering the war in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to the battle of the Coral Sea. In Which We Serve is a stunning and emotional piece of film making.Coward and David Lean sympathetically directed this thinly veiled account of Lord Montbatten's sea battle during WWII.