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THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED


Title of the Film THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED
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English Titles  
Year of Release 1940
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 88
Length (in meters) 2424
Colour b/w
Genre Drama, romance
Based on/Source Play by Sidney Howard
Production Companies RKO Radio Pictures
Producer(s) Erich Pommer, Harry E. Edington
Director Garson Kanin
Cast Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, William Gargan, Harry Carey, Karl Malden
Literature New York Times, 11 October 1940
Aufbau, 15 November 1940
Kinematograph Weekly, 19 December 1940
Times, 6 January 1941
Jewish Chronicle, 10 January 1941
Punch, 22 January 1941
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 25 January 1941
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