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Unpublished Story (1942)

Journalists investigate German fifth columnists as London burns in the blitz.

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Bob Randall
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Carol Bennett
Basil Radford ...
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Roland Culver ...
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Brefni O'Rorke ...
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Miles Malleson ...
Farmfield
George Carney ...
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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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10 August 1942 (UK)  »

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Better Than You'd Expect
2 August 2004 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

An English journalist just back from Dunkirk writes a story blasting a London-based peace- in-our-time organization, but the story is killed by a government agency. Are there Nazi sympathizers or just cautious bureaucrats in the agency? Is the peace group led by innocent dupes or by ruthless Nazi agents? The reporter intends to find out.

The movie isn't A-list, but it's better than a programmer. It's a craftsman-like piece of work. In feature roles are two first-rate British character actors, Roland Culver (The Pallisers, Dead of Night, On Approval) and Miles Malleson (Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Man in the White Suit).


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