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Title of the Film GONE TO EARTH
Alternative Titles THE WILD HEART (US)
English Titles  
Year of Release 1950
Country of Origin UK, US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 111
Length (in meters) 3041
Colour Technicolor
Genre Drama, romance
Based on/Source Novel by Mary Webb
Production Companies London Film Productions, British Lion Film Corporation, Vanguard Films
Producer(s) Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast Jennifer Jones, David Farrar, Cyril Cusack, Sybil Thorndike, Esmond Knight
Literature Picture Post, 8 April 1950
Times, 22 September 1950
Spectator, 29 September 1950
New Statesman and Nation, 30 September 1950
Punch, 4 October 1950
Picturegoer, 21 October 1950
Monthly Film Bulletin, October 1950
Stephen Watts: GONE TO EARTH and all that! Picturegoer, 4 November 1950
Mr. Powell Replies. Picturegoer, 30 December 1950
New York Times, 29 May 1952
Motion Picture Herald, 31 May 1952
Special notes Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Production designer: Hein Heckroth

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