This England (film)

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This England
Directed by David MacDonald
Produced by John Corfield
Written by A.R. Rawlinson
Bridget Boland
Emlyn Williams
Starring John Clements
Constance Cummings
Emlyn Williams
Music by Richard Addinsell
Orchestration, Roy Douglas
Direction, Muir Mathieson
Cinematography Mutz Greenbaum
British National Films
Distributed by World Pictures Corporation
Release dates
19 July 1941 (1941-07-19)
Running time
84 mins
Country United Kingdom
Language English

This England is a 1941 British historical drama film directed by David MacDonald and starring John Clements, Constance Cummings and Emlyn Williams.[1] The film follows the small English village of Cleveley and its historic resistance against tyrannical invaders recounted by one of the inhabitants to a visiting American journalist.


The film was made for propaganda purposes during the Second World War. Its title comes from a speech by John of Gaunt in the play Richard II by William Shakespeare.

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