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Unpublished Story (1942)

 -  Drama | War  -  10 August 1942 (UK)
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Journalists investigate German fifth columnists as London burns in the blitz.

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Complete credited cast:
Richard Greene ...
Bob Randall
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Carol Bennett
Basil Radford ...
Lamb
Roland Culver ...
Stannard
Brefni O'Rorke ...
Denton
Miles Malleson ...
Farmfield
George Carney ...
Landlord
Muriel George ...
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Marchand
Frederick Cooper ...
Trapes
George Thorpe ...
Major Edwards
Renee Gadd ...
Miss Hartley
Claude Bailey ...
George Roddington
Ronald Shiner ...
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Wally Patch ...
Taxi driver at Victoria Station
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Journalists investigate German fifth columnists as London burns in the blitz.

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Worthwhile Viewing
24 April 2004 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

British war correspondent Bob Randall (Greene) personally witnesses the Allied defeat in France in May of 1940. After a harrowing experience, he is fortunate to be evacuated to England. He immediately resumes his position as a reporter

for a major London newspaper.

While reporting daily news events, he discovers a society of pacifists, the

People for Peace. Bob is incensed by this group, believing their activities are defeatist and are only advancing the Nazi cause. Unknown to the public, this group has been infiltrated by German agents who manipulate the society to sow despair among the British people.

As the Germans bomb British cities, Bob makes it his personal mission to report on the activities of this group. He finds opposition among reporters who want free speech and British censors who, for security reasons, don't want the story published. Bob is eventually joined by another reporter, Carol Bennett

(Hobson), who helps expose the enemy in their midst.

This well made wartime film includes elements of quiet and very effective

humor. This offsets the grim nature of war against the civilian population of London. Recommended.


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