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Title of the Film WICKED AS THEY COME
Alternative Titles PORTRAIT IN SMOKE (US)
English Titles  
Year of Release 1956
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 94
Length (in meters) 2607
Colour b/w
Genre Melodrama
Based on/Source Novel by William Ballinger
Production Companies Film Locations (Frankovich Productions)
Producer(s) M.J. Frankovich, Maxwell Setton
Director Ken Hughes
Cast Arlene Dahl, Phil Carey, Herbert Marshall, David Kossoff, Sidney James, Frederick Valk
Literature Jewish Chronicle, 25 May 1956
Variety, 30 May 1956
Picturegoer, 16 June 1956
Monthly Film Bulletin, July 1956
Special notes Edited by Max Benedict

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