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Title of the Film ON THE NIGHT OF THE FIRE
Alternative Titles THE FUGITIVE
English Titles  
Year of Release 1940
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 93
Length (in meters) 2567
Colour b/w
Genre Drama
Based on/Source Novel by F.L. Green
Production Companies G and S Films
Producer(s) Josef Somlo
Director Brian Desmond Hurst
Cast Ralph Richardson, Diana Wynyard, Romney Brent, Mary Clare
Literature Picturegoer Weekly, 1 July 1939
Kinematograph Weekly, 2 November 1939
Spectator, 1 December 1939 (Graham Greene)
Jewish Chronicle, 1 December 1939
Punch, 6 December 1939
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 25 May 1940
New York Times, 23 July 1940
Special notes Director of photography: Gunther Krampf
Music by Miklos Rozsa

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