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Now It Can Be Told

Alternative title
School for Danger
Synopsis
Studies the work carried out during World War 2 by Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents who were trained to assist resistance groups in their fight against Hitler. Two actual British agents, Captain Harry (Felix) Rée and Jacqueline (Cat) Nearne, recreate for the camera some of their adventures in France, where SOE agents and armed patriots of the Resistance help harry the Nazi occupiers, assist Alllied forces and pabe the way for D-Day and liberation. The film also depicts actual procedures and locations used in agent training.
Series
Iwm on Film, The: Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
2014
Year of production
1946
Availability
Sale
Notes
Shown in cinemas as SCHOOL FOR DANGER, this is a longer version with additional material from the training sequences.
Subjects
History
Keywords
espionage; resistance movements; World War II

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
68 minutes
Year
2014

Production Company

Name

Ministry of Information

Distributor

Name

Imperial War Museum,

Email
iwmshop@iwm.org.uk
Web
http://www.iwmshop.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01223 499 345
Fax
01223 839 688
Address
Online Shop
IWM Duxford
Cambs
CB22 4QR
Notes
A range of CD and DVD titles covering the two World Wars, as well as more general aviation and naval topics. Many are compilations of films from the IWM’s own collection.
 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Simply Media

Contact
Laura Smith
Email
info@simplymedia.tv
Web
http://www.simplymedia.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0203 542 3722
Address
Highlight House
57 Margaret Street
London W1W 8SJ
Notes
Formerly known as DD Home Entertainment or DDHE

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