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Title of the Film THE HIGH COMMAND
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1937
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 88
Length (in meters) 2436
Colour b/w
Genre Drama
Based on/Source Novel by Lewis Robinson
Production Companies Fanfare Pictures
Producer(s) Gordon Wellesley
Director Thorold Dickinson
Cast Lucie Mannheim, Lionel Atwill, Steve Geray, James Mason
Literature Kinematograph Weekly, 25 March 1937
Monthly Film Bulletin, April 1937
Times, 26 July 1937
Film Weekly, 31 July 1937
Picturegoer, 21 August 1937
Special notes Director of photography: Otto Heller
"Miss Lucie Mannheim and Mr. Steve Geray as the foreign accents in the British military voice, have at their command all the requisite gestures and expressions." (Times)

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