German-Speaking Emigrés
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CONVOY


Title of the Film CONVOY
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1940
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 91
Length (in meters) 2485
Colour b/w
Genre Drama, war
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Ealing
Producer(s) Michael Balcon, Sergei Nolbandov
Director Penrose Tennyson
Cast Clive Brook, John Clements, Edward Chapman, Judy Campbell, Anton Diffring, Albert Lieven, Hans Wengraf
Literature Kinematograph Weekly, 13 June 1940
Monthly Film Bulletin, June 1940
Jewish Chronicle, 5 July 1940
Times, 8 July 1940
Documentary News Letter, August 1940
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 28 September 1940
Punch, 17 July 1940
Charles Barr: Ealing Studios. London: Cameron and Tayleur, 1977.
Special notes Directors of photography: Gunther Krampf and Roy Kellino
"The dialogue and humour are up to the minute and genuine British made; the sets, photography and editing are first-rate." (Documentary News Letter)
"The photography of Roy Kellino (exteriors) and Gunther Krampf (interiors) is something of which Ealing Studios may well be proud." (Jewish Chronicle)




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