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Title of the Film JAMAICA INN
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English Titles  
Year of Release 1939
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 105
Length (in meters) 2971
Colour b/w
Genre Adventure, crime, drama
Based on/Source Novel by Daphne Du Maurier
Production Companies Mayflower Pictures Corporation
Producer(s) Erich Pommer
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Cast Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Leslie Banks, Emlyn Williams, Robert Newton
Literature Picture Post, 24 December 1938
Kinematograph Weekly, 11 May 1939
Jewish Chronicle, 12 May 1939
Observer, 14 May 1939 (C. A. Lejeune)
Times, 15 May 1939
Spectator, 19 May 1939 (Graham Greene)
Film Weekly, 20 May 1939
Punch, 31 May 1939
Sight and Sound, July 1939
Pariser Tageszeitung, 27 July 1939
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 30 September 1939
New York Times, 12 October 1939
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