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GASLIGHT


Title of the Film GASLIGHT
Alternative Titles ANGEL STREET; A STRANGE CASE OF MURDER
English Titles  
Year of Release 1940
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 88
Length (in meters) 2434
Colour b/w
Genre Thriller
Based on/Source Play by Patrick Hamilton
Production Companies British National Films
Producer(s) John Corfield
Director Thorold Dickinson
Cast Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Cathleen Cordell, Robert Newton
Literature Kinematograph Weekly, 30 May 1940
Jewish Chronicle, 14 June 1940
Times, 17 June 1940
Punch, 26 June 1940
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 29 June 1940
Documentary News Letter, July 1940
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 31 August 1940
New York Times, 11 November 1952
Special notes "Anton Walbrook is brilliant as the merciless, calculating murderer. It is a grim study of the morbid." (Lionel Collier, Picturegoer, 29 June 1940)




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