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The Way Ahead

1944 · 1 hr 55 min

Approved6.9100%71%65%
A group of draftees are called up into the infantry during World War II. At first, they appear to be a hopeless bunch, but their Sergeant and Lieutenant have faith in them and mould them into a good team. When they go into action in North Africa, they realize what it's all about.
Directed By
Carol Reed
Studio
Two Cities Films
Genre
War, Drama

Cast of The Way Ahead

DN
David NivenLieutenant Jim Perry
SH
Stanley HollowayPvt. Ted Brewer
JD
James DonaldPvt. Evans Lloyd
JL
John LauriePvt. Luke
LD
Leslie DwyerPvt. Sid Beck
HB
Hugh BurdenPvt. Bill Parsons
RH
Raymond HuntleyPvt. Herbert Davenport
JH
Jimmy HanleyPvt. Geoffrey Stainer
WH
William HartnellSgt. Ned Fletcher
RT
Reginald TateThe Training Company Commanding Officer
LG
Leo GennCaptain Edwards
JR
John RuddockOld Chelsea Soldier
AD
A. Bromley DavenportOld Chelsea Soldier
RA
Renée AshersonMarjorie Gillingham
MJ
Mary JerroldMrs. Gillingham
RL
Raymond LovellMr. Jackson
JW
Jack WatlingSgt. Buster
PU
LP
Lloyd PearsonSam Thyrtle
EC
Esma CannonMrs. Ted Brewer
EE
Eileen ErskineMrs. Bill Parsons
GA
Grace ArnoldMrs. Ned Fletcher
TO
TH
Trevor HowardOfficer on Ship (uncredited)
GM
George MerrittSergeant Major (uncredited)
TR
Tracy ReedPerry's Daughter (uncredited)
AM
A.E. MatthewsColonel Walmsley
JB
John BoxerSoldier in Pub Talking to the Chelsea Pensioners (uncredited)
PC
Peggy CarlisleMinor Role (uncredited)
AG
Alf GoddardInstructor (uncredited)
DH
David HutchesonGarage Customer in Car (uncredited)
BL
Benita LydalENSA Artist (uncredited)
AM
Andreas MalandrinosGendarme in Café (uncredited)
JS
John SalewSam - Friend of Pvt. Lloyd in Pub Scene (uncredited)
JS
Johnnie SchofieldLewis Gun Instructor (uncredited)
WW
Winifred WillardMinor Role (uncredited)
BW
Ben WilliamsPessimistic Man Talking to the Chelsea Pensioners (uncredited)

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