Main title from Contraband (1940) (3). With Valerie Hobson



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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Adventure, Romance | 1h 32min
| Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Hay Petrie

A Danish merchant captain and a girl in wartime London expose a gang of spies using a cinema as headquarters


Conrad Veidt
Capt Andersen
Main title from Train of Events (1949) featuring Valerie Hobson
Mrs Sorensen
Hay Petrie
Axel Skold / Erik Skold
Joss Ambler
Lt Cdr Ashton RNR
Raymond Lovell
Van Dyne
The Vicar of Bray (1937) opening credits (11)
Esmond Knight
Mr Pidgeon
Charles Victor
Phoebe Kershaw
Miss Lang
Harold Warrender
Lt Cdr Ellis RN
John Longden
Passport Officer
Eric Maturin
Passport Officer
Paddy Browne
Singer in ‘Regency’
Henry Wolston
First Danish Waiter
Julian Vedey
Second Danish Waiter
Sidney Monckton
Third Danish Waiter
Hamilton Keene
Fourth Danish Waiter
Ten Little Indians (1965) opening credits (11) | Leo Genn
Leo Genn
First Brother Grimm
Stuart Latham
Second Brother Grimm
The African Queen (1951) screenshot (4) | Peter Bull
Peter Bull
Third Brother Grimm
Dennis Arundell
Molly Hamley-Clifford
Baroness Hekla
Eric Berry
Mr Abo
Olga Edwardes
Mrs Abo
Toni Gable
Miss Karoly
Desmond Jeans
First Karoly
Eric Hales
Second Karoly
J P Roberts
Manning Whiley
Manager of ‘Mousetrap’
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Screenshot from Contraband (1940) (2). In November, 1939 -
Screenshot from Contraband (1940) (1). In August, 1939, Eastgate-on-Sea was just a holiday town on the South East coast of England
Main title from Contraband (1940) (11). British National Films acknowledge with grateful thanks the co-operation of the Admiralty, the Ministry of Economic Warfare and the Ministry of Information no less than the officers and personnel at a certain Contraband Control port somewhere in England, without whose wholehearted assistance this picture could not have been made
Main title from Contraband (1940) (10). Distribution controlled by Anglo-American Film Corporation
Main title from Contraband (1940) (9)
Main title from Contraband (1940) (8)
Main title from Contraband (1940) (7). Produced by John Corfield
Main title from Contraband (1940) (6). Directed by Michael Powell
Main title from Contraband (1940) (5). Original story and screen play by Emeric Pressburger. Scenario by Michael Powell and Brock Williams
Main title from Contraband (1940) (4). With Hay Petrie, Joss Ambler, Raymond Lovell, Esmond Knight, Charles Victor, Phoebe Kershaw
Main title from Contraband (1940) (3). With Valerie Hobson
Main title from Contraband (1940) (2). Conrad Veidt in
Main title from Contraband (1940) (1). British National Films Ltd presents


John Corfield
Emeric Pressburger
Writer (original story & screenplay)
Michael Powell
Writer (scenario)


Contraband (1940) opening credits (1)
British National Films
Production company
Contraband (1940) opening credits (10)
Anglo-American Film Corporation
Distribution company