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Oh! What a Lovely War

G| 2 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
World War I gets the musical treatment in a series of a song-and-dance vignettes. Throughout it follows the Smith family -- stand-ins for the British working class -- who initially view the war with sunny optimism. But after the Smith boys -- Jack (Malcolm McFee), Freddie , Harry (Maurice Roëves) and George (Paul Shelley) -- witness the reality of trench warfare, their illusions are shattered, and the best they can hope for is survival.

Cast: Ralph Richardson , Laurence Olivier , John Gielgud , Kenneth More , John Clements , Ian Holm , Meriel Forbes , Wensley Pithey

Director: Richard Attenborough

Genres: Musical comedy

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

Release Date: February 20th, 2006|2 hr. 24 min.

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