German-Speaking Emigrés
in British Cinema

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Title of The Play AWAKE AND SING
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1942
Place of Premiere Arts Theatre Club, London
Language(s) English
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Alec Clunes
Director Alec Clunes
Author Clifford Odets
Cast Lilly Kann, Richard Attenborough, Vivienne Bennett, Martin Miller, John Ruddock, Denys Blakelock, Harry Ross, Julian Somers
Literature Times, 21 May 1942
Die Zeitung, 29 May 1942
Punch, 3 June 1942
Zeitspiegel, 4 July 1942
Jewish Chronicle, 7 August 1942
Special notes The production was transferred to the Cambridge Theatre, London, in August 1942

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