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Title of the Film CONTRABAND
Alternative Titles BLACKOUT
English Titles  
Year of Release 1940
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English; Danish
Run Time (in minutes) 91
Length (in meters) 2501
Colour b/w
Genre Adventure
Based on/Source Story by Emeric Pressburger
Production Companies British National Films
Producer(s) John Corfield
Director Michael Powell
Cast Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Hay Petrie, Esmond Knight
Literature Monthly Film Bulletin, April 1940
Special notes Art director: Alfred Junge
Screenplay by Emeric Pressburger

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