Fighting On Film Special: An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

In another special episode of Fighting On Film we chat with director Stuart Urban and some of the cast (Hugh Ross & Ian McNeice) of the 1992 BAFTA-winning film ‘An Ungentlemanly Act‘. A unique war movie which looks at the first 36 hours of the Falklands War and the battle to defend the island from Argentine invasion.

With so few war movies made about the Falklands War by both sides this film is especially interesting. It was fascinating to hear about the writer/director’s first hand research and about what it was like to film on location in the Falklands just a decade after the war.

The episode is also available on all other podcast platforms, you can find them here.

Here’s some stills from the film:

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Fighting On Film: Show & Tell #1 – The Rifleman (2019) & Sea of Sand (1958)

In the UK we’ve gone into another COVID-19 induced lockdown, so why not put out another episode of the Fighting On Film! In this first episode of a new additional format ‘Show & Tell’ we talk about a couple of war movies we watched recently and see if you guys think we should cover them in a full episode. We discuss a new Latvian film ‘The Rifleman’ and a British 50’s movie featuring a young Richard Attenborough – ‘Sea of Sand/Desert Patrol’.

The episode is also available on all other podcast platforms, you can find them here.

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Fighting On Film New Year Special: Kelly’s Heroes (1970) featuring Peter Caddick-Adams

In this special New Year episode of the Fighting On Film war movie podcast we are joined by historian Peter Caddick-Adams to discuss the cult-classic ‘Kelly’s Heroes’. The film follows a platoon of US soldiers who penetrate deep behind enemy lines to steel enemy gold! Directed by Brian G. Hutton and staring Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas and Donald Sutherland.

The episode is also available on all other podcast platforms, you can find them here.

Here’s some stills from the film:

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Fighting On Film Christmas Special: The Wild Geese (1978)

In this special episode of the Fighting On Film war movie podcast we are joined by Paul Woodadge of  @WW2TV  to discuss the cult-classic ‘The Wild Geese’. A film which follows a group of double-crossed mercenaries trying to escape after their mission is compromised. Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, it has a stellar cast including Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Hardy Kruger, Roger Moore and Stewart Granger. As well as Jack Watson, Winston Ntshona, Kenneth Griffith and John Kani.

The episode is also available on all other podcast platforms, you can find them here.

Here’s some stills from the film:

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