An afternoon of cinema commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force
PUBLISHED: 11:12 23 March 2018 | UPDATED: 12:01 23 March 2018
Wymondham Ex-Services’ club is preparing to host a special cinema screening commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.
On Sunday, April 8 at 2.30pm, the Regal Cinema will be screening, ‘633 Squadron’ at Wymondham Ex-Services’ club.
Released in 1964, 633 Squadron sees Cliff Robertson play Wing Commander Roy Grant, an American ex-Eagle Squadron pilot who joins the RAF and is tasked with leading 633 Squadron on a perilous mission to destroy a Nazi V2 rocket fuel plant in Norway.
Also starring are George Chakiris, Maria Perschy and Donald Houston, the movie’s musical score, composed by Ron Goodwin, became a popular piece of film music.
Trailing the feature will be an RAF recruitment film from 1962, and a display of rare RAF film related memorabilia.
Tickets, which are £5 with concessions available via 01953 603246 or from Simply Cards, Market Street, Wymondham.
All proceeds from the event will go towards the RAF wings appeal.