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Suicide Squadron (1941)
"Dangerous Moonlight" (original title)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  20 April 1942 (USA)
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During World War II, an American newswoman falls for a Polish piano virtuoso...who wants to go back and fight.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anton Walbrook ...
Sally Gray ...
Carol Peters Radetzky
Derrick De Marney ...
Mike Carroll
Cecil Parker ...
Specialist
Percy Parsons ...
Bill Peters
Kenneth Kent ...
Andre De Guise (as Keneth Kent)
J.H. Roberts ...
Residing Physician
Guy Middleton ...
Shorty
...
British Commander
Frederick Valk ...
Polish Bomber Commander
O.B. Clarence ...
Waiter with tray of wine (as O. B. Clarence)
James Pirrie ...
(as James Perrie)
Marian Spencer ...
Miss Gratton (as Marion Spencer)
Leslie Gordon
Philip Friend ...
Pete
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Storyline

Prologue: in 1940, a shellshocked man fights to recall his past. Flashback: During the Nazi invasion of Poland, American reporter Carole Peters meets Polish airman Stefan Radetzky, also a piano virtuoso. Stefan is among the last to escape Warsaw; months later, in New York, he and Carole meet again, and marry. But the thought of his going back to fight is not only personally terrifying to Carole, but seems a great waste of his musical talent... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

According to modern sources, the air-battle scenes were filmed during actual combat. See more »

Goofs

The in-flight close up of a German bomber over England is a reversed shot as indicated by the plane's registration letters. See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: LONDON NOVEMBER 1940 See more »

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Soundtracks

Liebestraum No. 3 (A Dream of Love)
Written by Franz Liszt
Played on piano by Anton Walbrook (dubbed by Louis Kentner)
Hummed by Sally Gray
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proposterous British war romance
17 June 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is the one which introduced the 'Warsaw Concerto', one of those almost classical pieces ('The Dream of Olwen' is the other major one) which are effective and burrow their way into your consciousness. Anton Walbrook is traumatised by something that happened when he was a flyer, and Sally Gray is the love interest who is trying to get him back. The performances are finely tuned but really it is the music which is the star. The film itself is typical of its type, over-dramatised British 40s drama at its worst. As such it is watchable but far from great!


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