The Dam Busters U Certificate

Directors: Michael Anderson

Actors: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Basil Sydney, Ursula Jeans, Derek Farr, Ernest Clark

Running Time: 124mins

In 1942, Dr Barnes Wallis was possessed with a seemingly absurd idea - the creation of a revolutionary bouncing bomb to destroy the Ruhr dams and paralyse Germany’s heartland. This film describes the development of the bouncing bomb, showing Barnes Wallis shooting marbles across a bath tub of water as the idea begins to form, through to devising a particularly simple bombsight and altimeter that had to be developed.

The film is a tribute to the genius of Barnes Wallis who fought persistent scepticism and disbelief from Whitehall that such a feat was possible. Major disappointments accompany the initial trials, the casing of the bomb has to be drastically re-designed, and it transpires that the aircraft will need to approach the dam considerably lower and faster than had been predicted.

A special Squadron 617 is formed and selected to carry out the attack on the dams harnessing the energy of the rivers Moehne, Eder and Sorbe, led by Wing-Commander Guy Gibson who is given responsibility for the sortie and intensive training.

Showtimes

Sat 15th Jul:
21:15

Outdoor Screening at Jubilee Park as part of The Woodhall Spa 1940s Festival.

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