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Flight Lt. Michael Quinn
Yôko Tani ...
Sabbi
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Leader Fenwick
John Fraser ...
Officer Peter Munroe
Anthony Bushell ...
Brigadier
Heihachirô Ôkawa ...
Lt. Nakamura (as Henry Okawa)
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Bahadur
Michael Medwin ...
Officer Lamb
Richard Leech ...
Hobson
Tony Wager ...
Moss (as Anthony Wager)
Tadashi Ikeda ...
Itsumi San
Yoichi Matsue ...
Cpl. Mori (as Yôichi Matsue)
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Joy Michael ...
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Avice Landone ...
Second Nurse
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LOVE THAT WAS FORBIDDEN . . . but could not be denied!

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14 July 1958 (Denmark)  »

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De wind kan niet lezen  »

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At one stage, David Lean planned to direct with Glenn Ford in the lead See more »

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Toward the film's end, Dirk Bogarde and two others are captured by the Japanese. The Japanese officer questions them in the first scene with Bogarde standing on the viewer's right. After their Indian driver runs away and is shot, the next scene moves back to the two British officers, and Bogarde is now seen standing on the left. See more »

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Referenced in Absolute Beginners (1986) See more »

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The Wind Cannot Read
Written by Peter Hart
Sung by Vera Lynn
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I never saw this picture and cannot comment on the actual film.
26 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was the final picture shown at the famous New York City movie palace, the Roxy, the self-exclaimed "Cathedral of the Motion Picture." The Roxy opened in 1928 amid mid-Manhatten Roaring Twenties fanfare. By the mid-1950's, the theater was showing it's age through years of neglect and declining revenues, i.e. competition from television and general flight of patrons to the suburbs. It was during the late '50's to the late '80's that the large picture palaces were vanishing to the wrecker's ball, and the Roxy fell without a whimper from the public. After showing "The Wind Cannot Read," in the spring of 1960, the Roxy was closed and demolished in three months. A famous photo exists of silent movie actress Gloria Swanson in an elegant gown posing amid the Roxy's gloomy ruins; one of her silents opened the Roxy in 1928. A tragic end to a magnificent structure, only 32 years old at the time.


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