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The Way Ahead

Directed by Carol Reed
1945    1h 55m    Not Rated
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.
Cast of The Way Ahead
  • David NivenLieutenant Jim Perry
  • Stanley HollowayPvt. Ted Brewer
  • James DonaldPvt. Evans Lloyd
  • John LauriePvt. Luke
  • Leslie DwyerPvt. Sid Beck
  • Hugh BurdenPvt. Bill Parsons
  • Raymond HuntleyPvt. Herbert Davenport
  • Jimmy HanleyPvt. Geoffrey Stainer
  • William HartnellSgt. Ned Fletcher
  • Reginald TateThe Training Company Commanding Officer
  • Leo GennCaptain Edwards
  • John RuddockOld Chelsea Soldier
  • A. Bromley DavenportOld Chelsea Soldier
  • Renée AshersonMarjorie Gillingham
  • Mary JerroldMrs. Gillingham
  • Raymond LovellMr. Jackson
  • Jack WatlingSgt. Buster
  • Peter UstinovRispoli
  • Lloyd PearsonSam Thyrtle
  • Penelope Dudley-WardMrs. Perry
  • Esma CannonMrs. Ted Brewer
  • Eileen ErskineMrs. Bill Parsons
  • Grace ArnoldMrs. Ned Fletcher
  • Tessie O'SheaHerself
  • Trevor HowardOfficer on Ship (uncredited)
  • George MerrittSergeant Major (uncredited)
  • Tracy ReedPerry's Daughter (uncredited)
  • A.E. MatthewsColonel Walmsley
  • John BoxerSoldier in Pub Talking to the Chelsea Pensioners (uncredited)
  • Peggy CarlisleMinor Role (uncredited)
  • Alf GoddardInstructor (uncredited)
  • David HutchesonGarage Customer in Car (uncredited)
  • Benita LydalENSA Artist (uncredited)
  • Andreas MalandrinosGendarme in Café (uncredited)
  • John SalewSam - Friend of Pvt. Lloyd in Pub Scene (uncredited)
  • Johnnie SchofieldLewis Gun Instructor (uncredited)
  • Winifred WillardMinor Role (uncredited)
  • Ben WilliamsPessimistic Man Talking to the Chelsea Pensioners (uncredited)
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