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Title of the Film THE GENTLE SEX
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1943
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 89
Length (in meters) 2440
Colour b/w
Genre Drama, anti-Nazi
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Two Cities - Concanen
Producer(s) Derrick de Marney
Director Leslie Howard
Cast Joan Greenwood, Joyce Howard, Lilli Palmer, Rosamund John, John Justin, Jean Gillie
Literature Times, 7 April 1943
Jewish Chronicle, 9 April 1943
Die Zeitung, 16 April 1943
Palestine Post, 16 April 1943
Monthly Film Bulletin, 30 April 1943
Picturegoer, 15 May 1943
Special notes "The whole cast is excellent but one or two deserve special mention. For instance Lilli Palmer's denunciation of the Nazis is most movingly dramatic." (Lionel Collier, Picturegoer)

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