Broken Journey

Date: 1947
Director: Ken Annakin and Michael C. Chorlton
Production Company: Gainsborough Pictures

Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, Margot Grahame, Francis L. Sullivan, Raymond Huntley
Location(s): Switzerland



The crew and passengers of a plane struggle to survive after engine trouble forces a crash-landing on an Alpine glacier.

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Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson


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The passengers leave the wrecked plane in search of help. Wikipedia advises that location filming took place in Switzerland.

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Following a successful rescue mission, a plane brings the survivors back to civilisation.