Story byLiam OFlaherty Duration CountryUnited Kingdom
DirectorJohn Ford Music directorMax Steiner LanguageEnglish
WriterLiam OFlaherty, Benn W. Levy, Rolf E. Vanloo Release date17 October 1929 CastVictor McLaglen (Gypo Nolan), Margot Grahame (Katie Madden), Preston Foster (Dan Gallagher), Heather Angel (Mary McPhillip), Wallace Ford (Frankie McPhillip) Similar moviesRelated John Ford movies
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The Informer is a 1929 British Part-talkie drama film directed by Arthur Robison and starring Lya De Putti, Lars Hanson, Warwick Ward and Carl Harbord. The picture was based on the novel The Informer by Liam O'Flaherty. In the film, a man betrays his best friend, a member of a terrorist organisation, to the authorities and is then pursued by the other members of the organisation. The later, better known, remake The Informer (1935) was directed by John Ford.
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The film was made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures as the sound revolution was taking place. The film was made with a soundtrack, sound effects and talking scenes. A fully silent version was also released. Robison was one of a number of Germans engaged to work in the British Film Industry following the Film Act of 1927.