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Title of the Film THE LION HAS WINGS
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1939
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 76
Length (in meters) 1917
Colour b/w
Genre Drama, war
Based on/Source Story by Ian Dalrymple
Production Companies London Film Productions
Producer(s) Ian Dalrymple, Alexander Korda
Director Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, Michael Powell, Alexander Korda (uncredited)
Cast Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, Robert Douglas, Carl Jaffe
Literature Times, 31 October 1939
Kinematograph Weekly, 2 November 1939
Times, 3 November 1939
Spectator, 3 November 1939 (Graham Greene)
Jewish Chronicle, 3 November 1939
Punch, 8 November 1939
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 18 November 1939
Monthly Film Bulletin, November 1939
Documentary News Letter, January 1940 + February 1940
New York Times, 22 January 1940
Jewish Chronicle, 9 February 1940
Palestine Post, 27 February 1940
Special notes Art Director: Vincent Korda

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