German-Speaking Emigrés
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THE STORY OF GILBERT AND SULLIVAN


Title of the Film THE STORY OF GILBERT AND SULLIVAN
Alternative Titles GILBERT AND SULLIVAN; THE GREAT GILBERT AND SULLIVAN
English Titles  
Year of Release 1953
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 109
Length (in meters) 2994
Colour Technicolor
Genre Biography, drama, musical
Based on/Source Book by Leslie Baily
Production Companies London Film Productions, British Lion Film Corporation
Producer(s) Sidney Gilliat, Frank Lauder, Leslie Gilliat
Director Sidney Gilliat
Cast Robert Morley, Maurice Evans, Eileen Herlie, Martyn Green, Peter Finch
Literature Times, 7 May 1953
Observer, 10 May 1953 (C. A. Lejeune)
Jewish Chronicle, 8 May 1953
Variety, 13 May 1953
Kinematograph Weekly, 14 May 1953
Spectator, 15 May 1953
Picturegoer, 16 May 1953
Punch, 20 May 1953
Cine-Technician, May 1953
Monthly Film Bulletin, June 1953
Sight and Sound, July 1953
Paul Holt: Is this Gilbert and Sullivan? Picturegoer, 5 September 1953
Theatre Arts, October 1953
New York Times, 1 November 1953
Films in Review, December 1953
Special notes Art direction and costumes: Hein Heckroth
Assistant art director: Joseph Bato




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