The story covers only a portion of the month of May, 1940..before the fall of France during WWII.
Prime Minster Chamberlain is about to be tossed out of office, as his appeasement strategy with Hitler has turned out to be completely stupid.
'Blood, toil, tears and sweat' Sir Winston Churchill's political career began in 1900 as Conservative MP for Oldham but in 1906, disillusioned with his party, he defected to the Liberal party.
He first became prime minister, as a Conservative again, in 1940 and led the wartime Coalition Government during World War II.
Sir Winston Churchill, who is remembered as Britain's greatest wartime leader, remained a backbencher until 1964.
He died on 24 January 1965, aged 90 at his London home at Hyde Park Gate.
It looks as though here, as elsewhere, Churchill took an earlier quotation and improved upon it.
In The Irrepressible Churchill, compiled by Kay Halle (Robson Books, 1985), Churchill is said to have used the phrase in 1913, when he was First Lord of the Admiralty.
The procession travelled slowly through central London to St Paul's cathedral for the funeral service.Now I must point out that I am a retired history teacher and I consider Winston Churchill to be perhaps the greatest politician of the century.So, I clearly have a bias and predisposition towards liking the movie...especially if it's done well. Maybe not, as the average movie-goer (especially teens) might not enjoy this or care a lick about the film.CHURCHILL'S description of the Royal Navy is included in the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations as having appeared in the book, Former Navy Person, by Sir Peter Gretton.The Oxford Dictionary suggests that Churchill's phrase should be compared with naval phrases dating from the 19th century - 'Rum, bum and bacca' and 'Ashore, it's wine, women and song, aboard it's rum, bum and concertina'.