The Man Within

An orphan boy discovers that his mysterious new guardian is a smuggler

Young Francis Andrews, bullied at his school, receives news that his hated father has died.

Put into the care of his new guardian, Carlyon, the boy sets sail aboard a smuggling vessel.

Following a vicious flogging, Andrews turns in his fellow smugglers to the authorities...

Cast (11)

British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Richard Carlyon
British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
Francis Andrews
British actress Jean Kent in a publicity shot for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945)
Lucy
A new picture of the talented and lovely British actress Joan Greenwood under contract to the J. Arthur Rank Organisation.
Elizabeth
Francis L Sullivan
Braddock
British actor Felix Aylmer wears a white dinner jacket and bow tie
Priest
Ronald Shiner
Cockney Harry
Basil Sydney
Sir Henry Merriman
Ernest Thesigner
Farne
David Horne
Dr. Stanton
George Merritt
Hilliard
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Production Information

GB (GFD/Production Film Service), 1947, 88 minutes, Technicolor, Muriel and Sydney Box (Writers), Graham Greene (Novel), Bernard Knowles (Director)

Also known as

Les Pirates de la Manche (France)
The Smugglers (USA)

Pictures (26)

Jean Kent cheesecake postcard promoting The Man Within (autographed)
Jean Kent cheesecake postcard promoting The Man Within
Jean Kent cheesecake postcard promoting The Man Within (autographed).
Jean Kent (as Lucy) in a photograph from The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (7)
The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) photograph (7) | Jean Kent
Jean Kent (as Lucy) in a photograph from The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (7).
Jean Kent (as Lucy) in a photograph from The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (6)
The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) photograph (6) | Jean Kent
Jean Kent (as Lucy) in a photograph from The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (6).
Richard Attenborough (as Francis Andrews) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (13)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (13) | Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough (as Francis Andrews) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (13).
Screenshot from The Man Within (1947) (1)
The Man Within (1947) screenshot (1)
Screenshot from The Man Within (1947) (1).
Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (12)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (12) | Joan Greenwood
Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (12).
Illustrierte Film Bühne magazine with Richard Attenborough, Jean Kent, and  Michael Redgrave in The Man Within.  (German).  Piratenliebe.
Illustrierte Film Bühne magazine – Richard Attenborough, Jean Kent, Michael Redgrave
Illustrierte Film Bühne magazine with Richard Attenborough, Jean Kent, and Michael Redgrave in The Man Within. (German). Piratenliebe.
Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (11)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (11) | Joan Greenwood
Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (11).
Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (10)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (10) | Joan Greenwood
Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (10).
Richard Attenborough (as Francis Andrews) and Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (9)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (9) | Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough (as Francis Andrews) and Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (9).
Film Kurier magazine with Richard Attenborough and  Jean Kent in The Man Within.  (German).  Piraten-liebe.
Film Kurier magazine – Richard Attenborough, Jean Kent
Film Kurier magazine with Richard Attenborough and Jean Kent in The Man Within. (German). Piraten-liebe.
Poster for The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (2)
The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) poster (2)
Poster for The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (2).
Lobby card from The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (8)
The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) lobby card (8)
Lobby card from The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (8).
American lobby card from The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (1)
The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) American lobby card (1)
American lobby card from The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (1).
Poster for The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (1)
The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) poster (1)
Poster for The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (1).
American poster for The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (1)
The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) American poster (1)
American poster for The Smugglers [The Man Within] (1947) (1).
French pressbook for The Man Within (1947) (1)
The Man Within (1947) French pressbook (1)
French pressbook for The Man Within (1947) (1).
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (8)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (8)
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (8).
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (7)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (7)
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (7).
Richard Attenborough (as Francis Andrews) and Jean Kent (as Lucy) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (6)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (6) | Richard Attenborough, Jean Kent
Richard Attenborough (as Francis Andrews) and Jean Kent (as Lucy) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (6).
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (5)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (5)
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (5).
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (4)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (4)
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (4).
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The Man Within (1947) photograph (3)
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (3).
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (2)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (2)
Photograph from The Man Within (1947) (2).
Richard Attenborough (as Francis Andrews) and Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (1)
The Man Within (1947) photograph (1) | Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough (as Francis Andrews) and Joan Greenwood (as Elizabeth) in a photograph from The Man Within (1947) (1).
Poster for The Man Within (1947) (1)
The Man Within (1947) poster (1)
Poster for The Man Within (1947) (1).

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