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    Administrator Country: Wales Steve Crook's Avatar
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    Does anyone know Before the Raid (1943)?



    A Crown Film Unit / Ministry of Information propaganda short written by Laurie Lee about a Norwegian village under occupation. Actually filmed in Portmahomack, Easter Ross in 1942. A lot of locals were used as extras, some of them having to be dressed in Nazi uniforms.



    An interesting BBC News item reports on a photo that has turned up of local lady in WRAF uniform posing with a German soldier



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    Senior Member Country: UK CaptainWaggett's Avatar
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    Coincidentally I've just read the Guardian review of this - it came out in the same week as the film I watched last night! Sounds very good.




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