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CANDLELIGHT IN ALGERIA


Title of the Film CANDLELIGHT IN ALGERIA
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1944
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 85
Length (in meters) 2345
Colour b/w
Genre Spy thriller, anti-Nazi
Based on/Source  
Production Companies British Aviation, British Lion
Producer(s) John Stafford
Director George King
Cast James Mason, Carla Lehmann, Raymond Lovell, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Walter Rilla, Lea Seidl, Sybilla Binder, Hella Kurty, Meinhart Maur
Literature Monthly Film Bulletin, January 1944
Jewish Chronicle, 18 February 1944
Times, 21 February 1944
Die Zeitung, 25 February 1944
Punch, 1 March 1944
Picturegoer, 18 March 1944
The Nation, 22 July 1944 (James Agee)
New York Times, 31 July 1944
Special notes Director of photography: Otto Heller
Song "Flamme d'amour": music by Hans May
"There is no harm in it, and no special interest either, except in Walter Rilla's performance and in watching the English try, pretty successfully, to make American types." (James Agee)




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