German-Speaking Emigrés
in British Cinema

A Biographical Database

 


BEWARE OF PITY


Title of the Film BEWARE OF PITY
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1946
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 106
Length (in meters) 2814
Colour b/w
Genre Melodrama
Based on/Source Novel "Ungeduld des Herzens" (Beware of Pity) by Stefan Zweig
Production Companies Two Cities Films
Producer(s) W.P. Lipscomb, Maurice Elvey
Director Maurice Elvey
Cast Gladys Cooper, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Lilli Palmer, Albert Lieven, Frederick Wendhausen, Gerhard Kempinski, Hannah Norbert (= Hanne Norbert)
Literature Jewish Chronicle, 14 June 1946
Times, 17 June 1946
Punch, 3 July 1946
PEM: Der neue Stefan Zweig-Film in London. Aufbau, 12 July 1946
Picturegoer, 20 July 1946
Monthly Film Bulletin, vol. 13, no. 151 (July 1946)
Palestine Post, 15 July 1947
New York Times, 1 November 1947
Special notes Music by Nicholas Brodszky
"Albert Lieven is very good as the officer who inadvertently lets the heroine, played with complete sympathy and understanding by Lilli Palmer, believe that she can be cured." (Lionel Collier, Picturegoer)




Home Page... Southampton University... Film Studies.