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A Voice in the Night (1941)

Freedom Radio (original title)
Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and ... See full summary »

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Diana Wynyard ...
Raymond Huntley ...
Rabenau
Derek Farr ...
Hans Glaser
Joyce Howard ...
Elly Schmidt
Howard Marion-Crawford ...
Kummer (as H. Marion-Crawford)
John Penrose ...
Otto
Morland Graham ...
Father Landbach
Ronald Squire ...
Rudolf Spiedler
Reginald Beckwith ...
Emil Fenner
Clifford Evans ...
Dressler
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Capt. Muller
Gibb McLaughlin ...
Dr. Weiner
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Hanna
Martita Hunt ...
Frau Lehmann the Concierge
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Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and accepts a political post in Berlin. Meanwhile Dr Karl decides to try to do something to counteract the Nazi propaganda and with the help of an engineer and a few friends he sets up the Freedom Radio to counteract the Nazi propaganda. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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4 February 1941 (USA)  »

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A Voice in the Night  »

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William Hartnell: The first "Doctor Who" in a long-running British TV series of that name, has an uncredited role as a radio location aerial operator. See more »

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Powerful stuff
15 December 2000 | by (Canberra) – See all my reviews

This film has a lot to say about to what extent the allied powers knew about the horrors of the Nazi regime by 1940. The "cleared for general viewing" notice that appears just before this film starts adds a small something to this film now.

It tells its story of a decent doctor in Nazi Germany effectively. No explicit violence is used - yet its remarkable how powerful a bullet-riddled door or a Nazi thug approaching a young girl for "assistance" about her grandmother can be.


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