The Gathering Storm (1974 film)


The Gathering Storm (1974 film)

Infobox Film
name = The Gathering Storm
director = Herbert Wise
producer = Jack Levin
Andrew Osborn
writer = Winston Churchill (book)
Colin Morris
starring = Richard Burton
Virginia McKenna
music =
cinematography =
editing =
distributor = National Broadcasting Company
released = USA November 29, 1974
runtime = 75 min
country = UK/USA
language = English
imdb_id = 0071536

"The Gathering Storm" is a 1974 American television biopic film, about Winston Churchill's life in the years just prior to, and at the start of, World War II, from 1936 to 1940.

It was a joint production of the BBC and NBC, made in 1974; it starred Richard Burton as Churchill.

The film has the same name as the first volume of Churchill's largely autobiographical six-volume history of the war. This volume covers the period from 1919 to 10 May 1940, the day he became prime minister.

Although another film about Churchill, made in 2002, was also called "The Gathering Storm", it bears little resemblance to the 1974 one.

ee also

* The Gathering Storm (2002)

References

* "The Second World War, Volume 1, The Gathering Storm", Winston Churchill, Cassell 1948, (2005 Penguin edition ISBN 0-14-144172-0)

External links

*imdb title|0071536|The Gathering Storm


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