They Were Not Divided
is a 1950
British war film
, which depicted the Guards Armoured Division
in Second World War Europe
. It was written and directed by Terence Young
, a former Guards officer who served in the campaigns depicted in the film.
The cast was comprised of little known professional actors, and real soldiers with speaking parts. The male leads were Edward Underdown and Ralph Clanton.
Two supporting actors who became famous later on were Christopher Lee as a tank commander, and Desmond Llewelyn as a tank gunner.