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'The Way Ahead', 1944

Lithograph film poster, after Abram Games (1914-1996), 1944.

This poster advertises 'The Way Ahead', a World War Two film starring David Niven and Stanley Holloway. The film was written by Eric Ambler and Peter Ustinov and directed by Carol Reed. It tells the story of a group of raw recruits who are trained by Niven's character, Lieutenant Jim Perry, and eventually led into battle in North Africa.

From a collection of 45 posters from World War Two (1939-1945).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2013-07-2-1


Crown Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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