Dam Busters, The (1955): Oscar Nominated British Drama

Warner (UK)

Michael Anderson’s WWII film is an exciting drama about the man (Michael Redgrave) who masterminds a British plan to blow up the Ruhr dam.
The excellent cast includes Richard Todd, Basil Sydney, and Ursula Jeans.
Oscar Nominations: 1
Special Effects
Oscar Awards: None
 
Oscar Context:
The Special Effects Oscar went to another WWII drama, “The Bridges of Toko-Ri.”