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THE SILENT BATTLE


Title of the Film THE SILENT BATTLE
Alternative Titles CONTINENTAL EXPRESS
English Titles  
Year of Release 1939
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes)  
Length (in meters)  
Colour b/w
Genre Drama
Based on/Source Novel "Le Poisson chinois" by Jean Bommart
Production Companies Pinebrook Productions
Producer(s) Anthony Havelock-Allan
Director Herbert Mason
Cast Rex Harrison, Valerie Hobson, John Loder, Muriel Aked, Carl Jaffe
Literature Picturegoer Weekly, 11 March 1939
Palestine Post, 7 April 1939
Jewish Chronicle, 14 April 1939
Times, 17 April 1939
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 30 December 1939
New York Times, 7 April 1942
Special notes Screenplay by Rodney Ackland, Wolfgang Wilhelm and Emeric Pressburger (uncredited)




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