Aces High

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  • PG
Based on R. C. Sheriff’s 1928 stageplay, ‘Aces High’ follows the story of a naive young officer in World War I. Fresh out of school, he arrives on the Western Front ready to join the airborne flight against the Germans.
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Based on R. C. Sheriff’s 1928 stageplay, ‘Aces High’ follows the story of a naive young officer in World War I. Fresh out of school, he arrives on the Western Front ready to join the airborne flight against the Germans.

Original Release

05/18/1976

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Cast

Malcolm McDowell Maj. John Gresham
Christopher Plummer Capt. 'Uncle' Sinclair
Simon Ward Lt. Crawford
Peter Firth Lt. Stephen Croft
John Gielgud Headmaster
Trevor Howard Lieutenant Colonel Silkin
David Wood Lt. 'Tommy' Thompson
Richard Johnson Major Lyle
Ray Milland Brigadier General Whale
Gilles Behat Captain Beckenauer
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Directors

Jack Gold

Writers

Howard Barker, R.C. Sherriff, Cecil Lewis

Cast

Malcolm McDowell Maj. John Gresham
Christopher Plummer Capt. 'Uncle' Sinclair
Simon Ward Lt. Crawford
Peter Firth Lt. Stephen Croft
John Gielgud Headmaster
Trevor Howard Lieutenant Colonel Silkin
David Wood Lt. 'Tommy' Thompson
Richard Johnson Major Lyle
Ray Milland Brigadier General Whale
Gilles Behat Captain Beckenauer
Tim Pigott-Smith Major Stoppard
Christopher Blake Lieutenant Roberts
Penny Irving French Girl
John Serret French Colonel
Barry Jackson Joyce
Elliott Cooper Wade
David Daker Bennett
Jacques Maury Ponnelle
Ron Pember Eliot
Jeanne Patou French Singer

Producers

Irwin Margulies Executive Producer
Benjamin Fisz Producer
Jacques Roitfeld Producer
Basil Keys Producer

Editors

Anne V. Coates

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