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Title of the Film SABOTAGE
English Titles  
Year of Release 1936
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 77
Length (in meters) 2109
Colour b/w
Genre Drama, thriller
Based on/Source Novel "The Secret Agent" by Joseph Conrad
Production Companies Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Producer(s) Michael Balcon
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Cast Sylvia Sidney, Oscar Homolka, John Loder, Desmond Tester
Literature Jewish Chronicle, 4 December 1936
Times, 7 December 1936
Kinematograph Weekly, 10 December 1936
Film Weekly, 12 December 1936
Observer, 16 December 1936 (C. A. Lejeune)
Picturegoer Weekly, 19 December 1936
Monthly Film Bulletin, December 1936
London Mercury, January 1937
Pariser Tageszeitung, 15 January 1937
Picturegoer Weekly, 6 February 1937
New York Times, 27 February 1937
Sight and Sound, April 1937
Sight and Sound, July 1937
Spectator, 15 May 1953
Special notes Art director: Oscar Friedrich Werndorff
Costumes: Joe Strassner
"There is no department of the industry, script-writing, direction, cutting, sound, and camera, that could not learn something from this picture." (C. A. Lejeune)

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