Aeroplane Monthly 1981-05
B.Burrell - The Dam Busters /Air movie spectacular/
Four Lancaster Mk VIIs were taken out of storage and specially modified to represent the Dam Busting Lancasters. Because the mine used for the raid was still on the secret list in 1954 the film dummy bore little resemblance to the real thing
Actor Richard Todd played the part of Wng Cdr Guy Gibson and took great pains to create a faithful portrayal.