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A journalist investigates a network of German fifth columnists operating in the midst of the Blitz.

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Bob Randall
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Carol Bennett
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Lamb
Roland Culver ...
Stannard
Brefni O'Rorke ...
Denton
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Landlord
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Major Edwards
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George Roddington
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A journalist investigates a network of German fifth columnists operating in the midst of the Blitz.

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10 August 1942 (UK)  »

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George Thorpe's film debut. See more »

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The pub landlord throws a customer out for entering his premises through the window rather than the door, but when the customer entered, the landlord was pulling pints and clearly did not see him enter at all. See more »

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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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