Fire Over England

1937 British film by William K. Howard / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Fire Over England is a 1937 London Film Productions film drama, notable for providing the first pairing of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. It was directed by William K. Howard and written by Clemence Dane, nominally from the 1936 novel Fire Over England by AEW Mason. Leigh's performance in the film helped to convince David O. Selznick to cast her as Scarlett O'Hara in his 1939 production of Gone with the Wind. The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I focusing on England's victory over the Spanish Armada.[1]

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Fire Over England
Film poster
Directed byWilliam K. Howard
Screenplay byClemence Dane
Sergei Nolbandov
Based onFire Over England
1936 novel
by A. E. W. Mason
Produced byErich Pommer
Alexander Korda
StarringLaurence Olivier
Vivien Leigh
Flora Robson
Leslie Banks
CinematographyJames Wong Howe
Edited byJack Dennis
Music byRichard Addinsell
Color processBlack and white
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • 5 March 1937 (1937-03-05)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

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