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The Silent Battle

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Director  Herbert Mason
Music director  Francis Chagrin
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Country  United Kingdom
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure, Crime, Drama
Produced by  Anthony Havelock-Allan
Language  English
The Silent Battle The Silent Battle original UK FOH Still Movie Poster Studio 1786
Writer  Wolfgang Wilhelm, Rodney Ackland, Emeric Pressburger
Release date  March 1939 (1939-03) (UK) 1 March 1942 (1942-03-01) (U.S.)
Based on  the novel "Le Poisson Chinois" by Jean Bommart
Cast  Rex Harrison, John Loder, Valerie Hobson
Similar movies  Related Herbert Mason movies

The Silent Battle is a 1939 British thriller film directed by Herbert Mason and starring Rex Harrison, Valerie Hobson and John Loder. It is also known by the alternative titles Continental Express and Peace in our Time. It was inspired by the novel Le Poisson Chinois by Jean Bommart. Secret agents try to defeat terrorists on the Orient Express.

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It is a remake of the French film La Bataille silencieuse (1937)

Cast

  • Rex Harrison - Jacques Sauvin
  • Valerie Hobson - Draguisha
  • John Loder - Bordier
  • Muriel Aked - Madame Duvivier
  • George Devine - Sonneman
  • John Salew - Ernest
  • Kaye Seeley - Bostoff
  • Carl Jaffe - Rykoff
  • Megs Jenkins - Louise
  • Arthur Maude - Editor
  • Critical reception

    TV Guide wrote, "competent prewar spy drama with a fairly talented cast, but it doesn't pack the action or suspense of the great espionage drama Night Train to Munich (1940), also starring Harrison."

    References

    The Silent Battle Wikipedia
    The Silent Battle IMDb


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