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They Dare Not Love (1941)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 16 May 1941 (USA)
An Austrian prince flees his homeland when the Nazis take over and settles in London. While in London, he meets a beautiful Austrian émigré who makes him realize his mistake in leaving ... See full summary »

Directors:

James Whale, Victor Fleming (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Charles Bennett (screenplay), Ernest Vajda (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
George Brent ... Prince Kurt von Rotenberg
Martha Scott ... Marta Keller
Paul Lukas ... Baron von Helsing
Kay Linaker ... Barbara Murdock
Egon Brecher Egon Brecher ... Prof. Keller
Roman Bohnen ... Baron Shafter
Edgar Barrier ... Capt. Wilhelm Ehrhardt
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An Austrian prince flees his homeland when the Nazis take over and settles in London. While in London, he meets a beautiful Austrian émigré who makes him realize his mistake in leaving Austria. He makes a deal with the Nazis to return in exchange for some Austrian prisoners, but discovers that the Nazis are not to be trusted. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com / editing by TrivWhiz

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GIVE ME THIS DANCE...AND I'LL GLADLY DIE TO SAVE THE MAN YOU BELONG TO! (original poster-all caps) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

We Dare Not Love See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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James Whale previously directed Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935) while Peter Cushing (Sub-Lieutenant Blackler) later played Professor Van Helsing in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958), The Evil of Frankenstein (1964), Frankenstein Created Woman (1967), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) and Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974). See more »

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First Rate Drama about Austria in WW2
30 August 2003 | by dcole-2See all my reviews

Caught at Cinecon 39 in Hollywood, this is a first-rate effort from director James Whale about an Austrian Prince exiled from his homeland during World War II who then finally decides to take a stand against the Nazis. Brent is solid in the lead; Paul Lukas is a great villain. Good to see Peter Cushing in a tiny but commanding role and Lloyd Bridges playing a German thug (which he'd done before). Lots of fun.


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