Battle of Britain [1969 feature film]

During scenes of the London Blitz, "Aldwych" Piccadilly Line station - both externally and internally - re-enacts its own "Finest Hour." See The Underground at War for furthur details.

The Making Of....

The 2-disc edition of the DVD of the film includes a contemporary documententary about the making of the film, including behind-the-scenes footage of the "Aldwych" location

The raw un-cropped fooatge for the opening shot of the station exterior shows more detail of the upper parts of the buildings. On the platform, contemporary 1960s posters - including the quad for the Beatles' Yellow Submarine film - are covered with 1940s advertising.

The London Underground in Films & TV

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