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Title of the Film THE STARS LOOK DOWN
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1940
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 104
Length (in meters) 2863
Colour b/w
Genre Drama
Based on/Source Novel by A.J. Cronin
Production Companies Grafton Films, Grand National Pictures
Producer(s) Isadore Goldsmith, Maurice J. Wilson
Director Carol Reed
Cast Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Emlyn Williams, Nancy Price, Edward Rigby, Allan Jeayes, Cecil Parker
Literature Kinematograph Weekly, 21 December 1939
Monthly Film Bulletin, December 1939
Jewish Chronicle, 19 January 1940
Times, 22 January 1940
Motion Picture Herald, 27 January 1940
Punch, 31 January 1940
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 24 February 1940
Documentary News Letter, March 1940
Carol Reed and Michael Redgrave discuss The Stuff to Give Them in an interview with Hubert Cole. Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 5 October 1940
New York Times, 24 July 1941
Aufbau, 1 August 1941
Monthly Film Bulletin, December 1943
Palestine Post, 15 March 1944
Special notes Director of photography: Mutz Greenbaum
Music: Hans May
Production supervisor: Fred Zelnik

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