Nine Britons are transported to a mysterious city where, according to their class and disposition, they find themselves either in an earthly paradise of peace and equality or a hell starved of ambition and riches. From J B Priestley, this fantastical allegory is a striking expression of post-war utopian impulses and among Ealing's most unusual features.
J.B. Preistley's Dramatic Thunderbolt
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This film's earliest documented telecast occurred Monday 23 April 1945 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). See more
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Music selected from The Divine Poem
Music by Alexander Scriabin
Played by The London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Ernest Irving See more