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Title of the Film DEAD OF NIGHT
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1945
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 104
Length (in meters) 2867
Colour b/w
Genre Horror, Mystery
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Ealing
Producer(s) Michael Balcon
Director Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer
Cast Mervyn Johns, Googie Withers, Michael Redgrave, Frederick Valk, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Magda Kun
Literature Monthly Film Bulletin, September 1945
Times, 5 September 1945
Jewish Chronicle, 7 September 1945
Punch, 26 September 1945
Palestine Post, 12 October 1945
Picturegoer, 13 October 1945
New York Times, 29 June 1946
Aufbau, 5 July 1946
The Nation, 17 August 1946 (James Agee)
Parker Tyler: Film Form and Ritual as Reality-Principle. Kenyon Review, vol. 10, no. 3 (Summer 1948)
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