German-Speaking Emigrés
in British Cinema

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Title of the Film THE HOSTAGE
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1956
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 80
Length (in meters) 2196
Colour b/w
Genre Thriller
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Westridge Productions, Douglas Fairbanks Productions Ltd
Producer(s) Thomas Clyde
Director Harold Huth
Cast Ron Randell, Mary Parker, Carl Jaffe, Margaret Diamond
Literature Kinematograph Weekly, 20 December 1956
Monthly Film Bulletin, February 1957
Special notes  

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