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KNIGHT WITHOUT ARMOUR


Title of the Film KNIGHT WITHOUT ARMOUR
Alternative Titles KNIGHT WITHOUT ARMOR
English Titles  
Year of Release 1937
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English, Russian
Run Time (in minutes) 109
Length (in meters) 2999
Colour b/w
Genre Adventure, drama, history, thriller
Based on/Source Novel by James Hilton
Production Companies London Film Productions
Producer(s) Alexander Korda
Director Jacques Feyder
Cast Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat, Irene Vanbrugh, Herbert Lomas
Literature PEM: Marlene wartet auf Robert Donath [sic]. Mein Film (Vienna), 6 November 1936
Kinematograph Weekly, 10 June 1937
Picturegoer Weekly, 19 June 1937
Monthly Film Bulletin, June 1937
New York Times, 9 July 1937
Pariser Tageszeitung, 10 September 1937
Film Weekly, 18 September 1937
Jewish Chronicle, 24 September 1937
Ludwig Biro: Nothing for me! Mein Film, 24 September 1937
Times, 27 September 1937
Night and Day, 30 September 1937 (Graham Greene)
Punch, 6 October 1937
Das Kino-Journal (Vienna), 9 October 1937
London Mercury, November 1937
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Special notes Screenplay: Lajos Biro, Arthur Wimperis
Music: Miklos Rozsa
Art director: Lazare Meerson
"A first-class thriller has emerged, beautifully directed, with spare and convincing dialogue and a nearly watertight scenario." (Graham Greene)




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