Light Up The Sky

  • 1960
  • 1 HR 30 MIN
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama

In 1941 a British army searchlight unit is staffed with a group of zanies, including a girl-chaser, a cook, a nice, if stupid, officer, and other assorted characters. Interspersed with their various cutups are moments of war-time tragedy. Episodic and ultimately plotless, the film is also pointless. Comedian Hill exhibits the form that would later make...read more

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In 1941 a British army searchlight unit is staffed with a group of zanies, including a girl-chaser, a cook, a nice, if stupid, officer, and other assorted characters. Interspersed with their various cutups are moments of war-time tragedy. Episodic and ultimately plotless, the film is also

pointless. Comedian Hill exhibits the form that would later make him a popular television star in both the UK and US. Gilbert, who directed the fine SINK THE BISMARK!, seems to have little interest in this material, but it is occasionally amusing.

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  • Review: In 1941 a British army searchlight unit is staffed with a group of zanies, including a girl-chaser, a cook, a nice, if stupid, officer, and other assorted characters. Interspersed with their various cutups are moments of war-time tragedy. Episodic and ulti… (more)

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