German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film THE QUEEN OF SPADES
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1949
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 94
Length (in meters) 2621
Colour b/w
Genre Drama, horror
Based on/Source Story by Alexander Pushkin
Production Companies World Screen Plays, Associated British Picture Corporation
Producer(s) Anatole de Grunwald
Director Thorold Dickinson
Cast Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Howard, Anthony Dawson, Athene Seyler
Literature Times, 18 March 1949
Jewish Chronicle, 18 March 1949
Punch, 30 March 1949
Picturegoer, 9 April 1949
Monthly Film Bulletin, April 1949
Sight and Sound, July 1949
New York Times, 1 July 1949
Special notes Director of photography: Otto Heller
Art director: William Kellner
Draughtsman; Ken Adam
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