German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film THE FALLEN IDOL
Alternative Titles THE LOST ILLUSION
English Titles  
Year of Release 1948
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 94
Length (in meters) 2611
Colour b/w
Based on/Source Story "The Basement Room" by Graham Greene
Production Companies London Film Productions
Producer(s) Carol Reed
Director Carol Reed
Cast Ralph Richardson, Bobby Henrey, Michele Morgan, Sonia Dresdel, Walter Fitzgerald, Karel Stepanek, Bernard Lee, Jack Hawkins, Gerard Heinz
Literature Times, 30 September 1948
Monthly Film Bulletin, September 1948
Observer, 3 October 1948 (C. A. Lejeune)
Jewish Chronicle, 8 October 1948
Picture Post, 9 October 1948
Punch, 13 October 1948
Picturegoer, 23 October 1948
New York Times, 16 November 1949
Aufbau, 13 January 1950
Special notes Art directors: Vincent Korda, James Sawyer
Edited by Oswald Hafenrichter

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