Reach for Glory (1962)


A group of boys, evacuated during World War II from London to a coastal town, form a gang and play war games. Too young to fight in the war and afraid it will be over by the time they come of age, the group members, who are also in the school’s Army Cadet Force initiate a battle with the local teenagers. Based on the novel “The Custard Boys”, by John Rae.

Director: Philip Leacock.
Writers: Jud Kinberg, John Kohn, John Rae (novel & screenplay).
Stars: Harry Andrews, Kay Walsh, Michael Anderson Jr., Oliver Grimm, Martin Tomlinson, Freddie Eldrett, James Luck, John Coker, Michael Trubshawe, Alexis Kanner, George Pravda, Richard Vernon, Peter Furnell, James Luck, Allan Jeayes, John Pike, Patricia Hayes, Frederick Piper, Cameron Hall, John Rae, Arthur Hewlett, Russell Waters, Melvin Baker, Olivia Breeze, Edward Evans.
Cinematographer: Robert Huke (as Bob Huke).
Composer: Bob Russell.

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  1. Wolfgang Jahn
    October 25, 2023

    41:09 🤔🤔 …. 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣

  2. Wolfgang Jahn
    October 25, 2023

    1:00:30 👍👍👏👏 Truth spoken!

  3. Wolfgang Jahn
    October 25, 2023

    A shame this movie is totally forgotten! Philip Leacocks finest hour.

    Depressing, very depressing, but makes a (forseeable) punch with clarity.

    Should be much better known.


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