German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film THE VOLUNTEER
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1943
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 46
Length (in meters) 1259
Colour b/w
Genre Short
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Archers Film Productions for the Ministry of Information
Producer(s) Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast Ralph Richardson, Pat McGrath, Alfred Junge, Laurence Olivier
Literature Jewish Chronicle, 29 October 1943
Picturegoer, 8 January 1944
Special notes Screenplay: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Art director: Alfred Junge
Music: Allan Gray
Musical direction: Walter Goehr
"It is an engaging and interesting little feature (...) The acting is natural and it is as good propaganda as it is entertainment." (Lionel Collier, Picturegoer)

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