Winston Churchill in the Movies

Winston Churchill was perhaps best known as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. His speeches rallied a country facing the relentless onslaught of Nazi Germany. No one can deny that his leadership helped the Allies defeat Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for the life of Winston Churchill.

This two-part series covers Churchill’s life through the lens of 1972’s Young Winston and 2018’s Darkest Hour. 

For this series, we’ll tap into the expertise of Churchill’s biographer Dr. John Furman Daniel.

 

Part 1: Young Winston

In the movie Young Winston, we’ll get a foundational look at Winston Churchill from his childhood through his path to politics.

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Part 2: Darkest Hour

The movie Darkest Hour covers the time in Winston Churchill’s leadership that changed the trajectory of World War II. 

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