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Convoy

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| | UK | Drama, War | 1h 30min |
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Stars: Clive Brook, John Clements, Edward Chapman

A German pocket battleship menaces a British convoy and a merchant ship sacrifices itself to prevent disaster

The Life-Line of an Empire in Action!

Reviews (1)

Fluent British war film of the early days, the only substantial work of a much-vaunted director who was subsequently killed. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (22)

Clive Brook
Capt Armitage
Main title from Train of Events (1949) featuring John Clements
Lieutenant Cranford
Edward Chapman
Capt Eckersley
Judy Campbell
Lucy Armitage
Penelope Dudley-Ward
Mabel
Edward Rigby
Mr Matthews
Charles Williams
‘Shorty’ Howard
Allan Jeayes
Commander Blount
British actor Michael Wilding wears a jacket and tie
‘Dot’
Harold Warrender
Lt Commander Martin
David Hutcheson
Capt Sandeman
George Carney
Bates
Al Millen
Knowles
Charles Farrell
Walker
John Laurie
Gates
George Benson
Parker
Hay Petrie
Minesweeper Skipper
Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)
His Mate
Albert Lieven
Commander U.37
John Wengraf
Commander Deutschland
Edward Lexy
Merchantman Skipper
John Glyn-Jones
Mate
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Director

Pen Tennyson
(as Penrose Tennyson)

Producer

Michael Balcon

Writer

Film Footage

Black and White

UK Release

5th July, 1940

Production Company


Ealing Studios

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Poster from from Convoy (1940) (1).  Clive Brook John Clements in Convoy with Edward Chapman, Judy Campbell and a terrific supporting cast!  History-making entertainment!  Entertainment plus authenticity.  Cameramen writers technicians risked their lives in three thrilling trips with convoys so that you can see this drama enacted against a background that is the real thing.  Produced by Michael Balcon directed by Pen Tennyson.  Associated British Film Distributors Ltd (ABFD)
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