The Way Ahead Poster

Release Date: 1944

DVD Release Date: July 17th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Put in charge of a group of disgruntled British soldiers in the midst of World War II, Lt. Jim Perry (David Niven) tries to find a way to both train and unite the men. While Sgt. Fletcher (Billy Hartnell) attempts to take a forceful approach with the troops, Perry looks for the right mix of his own gentle temperament and the demands of a leader. When the soldiers eventually find themselves in Africa facing General Rommel's impressive forces, they must find a way to fight together.

Cast: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, Raymond Huntley, James Donald, John Laurie, Leslie Dwyer, Hugh Burden, Jimmy Hanley

Director: Carol Reed

Genres: War

Production Co: Two Cities Films Ltd.

Keywords: Transformation, Emotional, 1940s, Inspiring, Underdog, England