German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film THE GAUNT STRANGER
Alternative Titles THE PHANTOM STRIKES
English Titles  
Year of Release 1938
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 73
Length (in meters) 2022
Colour b/w
Genre Crime
Based on/Source Novel "The Ringer" by Edgar Wallace
Production Companies CAPAD, Northwood Enterprises
Producer(s) Michael Balcon
Director Walter Forde
Cast Sonnie Hale, Wilfrid Lawson, Louise Henry, Patrick Barr, Patricia Roc
Literature Jewish Chronicle, 6 January 1939
Times, 9 January 1939
Monthly Film Bulletin, January 1939
Catholic Film News, February 1939
Picturegoer Weekly, 15 April 1939
Special notes Art director: Oscar Friedrich Werndorff

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