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The First of the Few (1942)

The First of the Few (1942)





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This biopic of R.J. Mitchell follows the aerospace engineer as he creates a revolutionary monoplane, but no sooner finds success than he's inspired to take on a new challenge: making his planes available to the Allied forces.

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David Niven
as Geoffrey Crisp
Leslie Howard
as Reginald J. Mitchell
Rosamund John
as Diana Mitchell
Roland Culver
as Commander Bride
Anne Firth
as Miss Harper
David Horne
as Mr. Higgins
Rosalyn Boulter
as Mabel Livesey
Tonie Edgar Bruce
as Lady Houston
George Skillan
as Mr. Royce
Herbert Cameron
as MacPherson
Gordon McLeod
as Maj. Buchan
Erik Freund
as Willi Messerschmidt
Derrick De Marney
as S.L. Jefferson
Gerry Wilmot
as Announcer
John H. Roberts
as Sir Robert MacLean
Victor Beaumont
as Von Crantz
Brefni O'Rourke
as Specialist
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