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THE GOOD COMPANIONS


Title of the Film THE GOOD COMPANIONS
Alternative Titles J.B. PRIESTLEY'S THE GOOD COMPANIONS
English Titles  
Year of Release 1933
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 113
Length (in meters) 3094
Colour b/w
Genre  
Based on/Source Novel and play by J.B. Priestley
Production Companies Gaumont-British Film Corporation, Welsh, Pearson and Company
Producer(s) Michael Balcon, T.A. Welsh
Director Victor Saville
Cast Edmund Gwenn, John Gielgud, Mary Glynne, Percy Parsons
Literature Times, 24 February 1933
Observer, 26 February 1933 (C. A. Lejeune)
Kinematograph Weekly, 2 March 1933
Film Weekly, 3 March 1933
Punch, 15 March 1933
Cinema Quarterly, April 1933
Picturegoer Weekly, 22 April 1933
New York Times, 10 October 1933
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Special notes Art director: Alfred Junge
"A good story, a wise director, a grand technical staff, a first-rate cast, and a sympathetic producer have combined to make THE GOOD COMPANIONS the first real British film that this country has turned out."
(C. A. Lejeune)




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