This tale of the lives of airmen and those sorrounding them during WW2 is a pretty standard affair but is rsised to greater heights by the brilliant performances of Redgrave, Mills, Montgomery and the wonderful Rosalind John.
What a gorgeously played, heart felt and emotional tribute this is to the finest comedy duo to ever appear on celluloid. Baird’s film is beautifully done, recreating some of Laurel and Harry’s finest moments and telling the melancholic take if the end of their careers. Reilly and Coogan are perfect as the duo, performing the routines perfectly and bringing the two men to life on the screen once more. Henderson and Arianda are equally good as their protective wives, the…