German-Speaking Emigrés
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THE ORACLE


Title of the Film THE ORACLE
Alternative Titles TO TELL THE TRUTH; HORSE'S MOUTH
English Titles  
Year of Release 1953
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 84
Length (in meters) 2282
Colour b/w
Genre Comedy, fantasy
Based on/Source Radio play by Robert Barr
Production Companies Group 3 Ltd.
Producer(s) Colin Lesslie
Director C.M. Pennington-Richards
Cast Robert Beatty, Michael Medwin, Mervyn Johns, Virginia McKenna, Joseph Tomelty
Literature Cine-Technician, January 1953
Kinematograph Weekly, 5 March 1953
Monthly Film Bulletin, April 1953
Times, 15 May 1953
Jewish Chronicle, 15 May 1953
Variety, 10 June 1953
Picturegoer, 13 June 1953
Special notes Director of photography: Wolf Suschitzky
"It makes 84 minutes pass agreeably and a pleasant, out-of-door wind blows through it." (Times)




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