Millions like Us (1943)

A heartwarming/heartbreaking story of a young woman sent to an arms factory in the Midlands.

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  • Women without Uniform Working


A young Londoner is sent to an arms factory in the Midlands, where she encounters a supportive world of women from across the class system.

Gilliat and Launder (who counted Hitchcock and Reed among their previous collaborators) were experienced comedy writers making their directorial debut, so it’s no surprise to find Caldicott and Charters, the bumbling Englishmen they created for The Lady Vanishes, appearing here as characters pointing out the absurdities and hilarities of wartime austerity.

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