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     Thursday, September 18 2008 @ 09:41 AM EDT

    Yesterday (17th Sept) watched an old time B/W war film starring John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice - and one William Russell - Ian Chesterton form early Doctor Who.

    Good film by the way:-

    Above Us The Waves 1955

    'The attack by British midget submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War'

    Here are 4 captures (800x400 - shrunk to fit - save to see full size):-









    Cheers, daveac


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     Thursday, September 18 2008 @ 08:06 PM EDT


    53 years ago... Just 8 years before becoming part of television history as one of the first companions on Doctor Who.

    Thanks Dave.

    Cheers,
    Louis


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     Friday, September 19 2008 @ 04:08 PM EDT
    I've seen that a couple times. I can't remember if William Russells' character is one of the survivors or not.

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     Friday, September 19 2008 @ 07:54 PM EDT
    By coincedence, I just watched the Amicus horror anthology film The House That Dripped Blood yesterday. Jon Pertwee stars in the segment "The Cloak".









    Like many British films of the era, it features several other actors who have appeared in Doctor Who. John Bennett, John Bryans, Geoffrey Bayldon, Tom Adams, Wolfe Morris, Richard Coe, Roy Evans, and in particular Ingrid Pitt who stars alongside Jon in "The Cloak". This was at the height of her fame when she was looking more like she did as the Queen Galleia in The Time Monster than her rather different role in Warriors of the Deep.


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