German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film THE SMALL BACK ROOM
Alternative Titles HOUR OF GLORY
English Titles  
Year of Release 1949
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 111
Length (in meters) 2936
Colour b/w
Genre Drama, thriller, war, film-noir
Based on/Source Novel by Nigel Balchin
Production Companies Archers Film Productions, London Film Productions, British Lion Film Corporation
Producer(s) Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast David Farrar, Kathleen Byron, Jack Hawkins, Milton Rosmer, Michael Gough
Literature Picture Post, 24 July 1948
Times, 20 January 1949
Jewish Chronicle, 21 January 1949
Punch, 2 February 1949
Picturegoer, 12 February 1949
New York Times, 2 February 1952
Special notes Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Production designer: Hein Heckroth

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