The Way to the Stars (DVD)
Anthony Asquith's classic WWII drama stars John Mills, Michael Redgrave, Rosamund John and Douglas Montgomery. Written by Terence Rattigan.
At the outset of WWII the deserted airfield of Halfpenny Field becomes a bustling bomber command centre.
Peter Penrose is placed under the command of Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant David Archdale, and the two become great friends.
When the Americans join the allies in 1942, several of their number are stationed at the base, and the arrival of US pilot Johnny complicates the established British friendships.
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