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48 Hours ()

Went the Day Well? (original title)
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An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion.

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Oliver Wilsford
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The Vicar
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Nora
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Mrs. Fraser
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Young George
Norman Pierce ...
Jim Sturry
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Tom Sturry
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Peggy
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Ivy
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Mrs. Collins
Patricia Hayes ...
Daisy
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Charlie Sims
Hilda Bayley ...
Cousin Maud
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Bill Purvis
Johnnie Schofield ...
Joe Garbett (as Johnny Schofield)
Ellis Irving ...
Harry Drew
Philippa Hiatt ...
Mrs. Bates
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Mrs. Owen
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Major Ortler
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Lieut. Jung
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Sergeant
Eric Micklewood ...
Soldier
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Irene Arnold ...
Mrs. Drew (uncredited)
Kathleen Boutall ...
Mrs. Sturry (uncredited)
Robert Bradford ...
German Soldier (uncredited)
Dean Braine ...
German Soldier (uncredited)
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German Corporal (uncredited)
Lillian Ellias ...
Bridget (uncredited)
Leslie Gorman ...
German Soldier (uncredited)
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Schmidt (uncredited)
Christopher Lee ...
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Robert McDermott ...
BBC Announcer (uncredited)
Josephine Middleton ...
Mrs. Carter (uncredited)
Wyndham Milligan ...
German Soldier (uncredited)
Gerald Moore ...
Johnnie Wade (uncredited)
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Harry 'Jack' Brown (uncredited)
Anthony Pilbeam ...
Ted Garbett (uncredited)
Arthur Ridley ...
Father Owen (uncredited)
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Child (uncredited)
Norman Shelley ...
Bob Owen (uncredited)
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Dance Band Announcer on Radio (uncredited)
Robert Brooks Turner ...
Switchboard operator[seconds] (uncredited)
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Violet (uncredited)
Jack Vyvyan ...
Postman (uncredited)
Josie Welford ...
June (uncredited)
H Victor Weske ...
Axed German Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by

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Alberto Cavalcanti ... (as Cavalcanti)

Written by

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Graham Greene ... (story)
 
John Dighton ... (story and screenplay) &
Diana Morgan ... (story and screenplay) &
Angus MacPhail ... (story and screenplay) (as Angus Macphail)

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Michael Balcon ... producer
S.C. Balcon ... associate producer

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William Walton

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Wilkie Cooper ... (cameraman)

Film Editing by

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Sidney Cole

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Thomas N. Morahan ... (as Tom Morahan)

Production Management

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John Croydon ... production supervisor
Hal Mason ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Muriel Cole ... assistant director (uncredited)
Cyril Pope ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Norman Priggen ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Billy Russell ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Michael Relph ... assistant art director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Len Page ... recordist (as L. Page)
Eric Williams ... sound supervisor
Peter Davies ... dubbing sound camera (uncredited)
Tom Otter ... boom operator (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Roy Kellino ... special effects

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Matthew Baker ... digital restoration artist (uncredited)

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Gerald Gibbs ... camera operator (as G. Gibbs)
Douglas Slocombe ... reporter cameraman (as D. Slocombe)
Hal Britten ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Desmond Crowley ... assistant camera (uncredited)
John Dean ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Ronnie Maasz ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Wilfrid Newton ... still photographer (uncredited)
Eddie Orton ... still photographer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Ronald Brantford ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department

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Ernest Irving ... musical director
Roy Douglas ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew

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Daphne Heathcote ... continuity (uncredited)
Madge Nettleton ... production secretary (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

The residents of a British village during WWII welcome a platoon of soldiers who are to be billeted with them. The trusting residents then discover that the soldiers are Germans who proceed to hold the village captive. Written by Steve Crook

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Also Known As
  • They Came in Khaki (United Kingdom)
  • 48 Hours (United States)
  • 48 horas (Mexico)
  • 48 Horas! (Brazil)
  • 48 óra (Hungary)
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  • 92 min
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Trivia When the man running the pub in the village where the film was being shot discovered that he had used up his alcohol ration on the film crew, he was so distraught he committed suicide. See more »
Goofs When the actions start on Monday morning, the shadows are too short; the scene was shot in the afternoon. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Forever Ealing (2002). See more »
Soundtracks There'll Always Be an England See more »
Crazy Credits Opening credits prologue: "Went the day well? We died and never knew, But, well or ill, Freedom, we died for you" See more »
Quotes Axed German Soldier: Babies on bayonets? What would be the advantage?
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