This England (film)

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This England
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Directed by David MacDonald
Written by
Produced by John Corfield
Cinematography Mutz Greenbaum
Music by Richard Addinsell
Orchestration, Roy Douglas
Direction, Muir Mathieson
Distributed byWorld Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • 19 July 1941 (1941-07-19)
Running time
84 mins
CountryUnited Kingdom

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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