Ordinary villagers fight back in an Ealing Studios masterpiece of suspense, action and ultimate revenge. Phil Jarman reviews the propaganda film, ‘Went the Day Well?’

The German invaders show their true colours despite being dressed as British Royal Engineers.

REAL TO REEL Great British War Films

Michael Balcon produced this dark story of everyday village folk as they find themselves at the centre of subterfuge and brutality, recounting how they repel the threat to not only their small community, but also the country as a whole.

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