Main title from Convoy (1940) (2)


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| Film | | UK | B&W | Drama, War | 1h 30min |
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
Edward Rigby
Mr Matthews
Charles Williams
‘Shorty’ Howard
Allan Jeayes
Commander Blount
British actor Michael Wilding wears a jacket and tie
Harold Warrender
Lt Commander Martin
David Hutcheson
Capt Sandeman
George Carney
Al Millen
Charles Farrell
John Laurie
George Benson
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
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Pen Tennyson
(as Penrose Tennyson)


Michael Balcon


Production company

Ealing Studios

Pictures (3)

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Convoy (1940) poster (2)
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)
Convoy (1940) poster (1)
Main title from Convoy (1940) (2)
Convoy (1940) opening credits (2)

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