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On the Night of the Fire

(1939)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, Thriller | 2h 34min |
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| Stars: Ralph Richardson, Diana Wynyard, Romney Brent | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst

A barber kills the blackmailer of his wife

A Cast of Inspired Players in Award Winning Performances!

Cast (19)

British stage and screen actor, Ralph Richardson
Will Kobling
Diana Wynyard
Kit Kobling
Romney Brent
Jimsey Jones
Mary Clare
Lizzie Crane
Henry Oscar
Pilleger
Dave Crowley
Jim Smith
Gertrude Musgrove
Dora Smith
Frederick Leister
Inspector
Ivan Brandt
Wilson
Sara Allgood
Charwoman
Glynis Johns, in the dual role of Caroline/Miranda Trewella, strikes a sexy pose in a publicity shot from Mad About Men (1954)
Mary Carr
Maire O’Neill
Neighbour
Mae Bacon
Undetermined Role
Phyllis Morris
Undetermined Role
Teddy Smith
Undetermined Role
Joe Mott
Undetermined Role
Joe Cunningham
Undetermined Role
Harry Terry
Street Orater
Publicity photo featuring British actress Irene Handl
Neighbour
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Reviews

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Dour little drama, rather unusual for pre-war British studios. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from On the Night of the Fire (1939) (3)

Production

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Brian Desmond Hurst
Director / Writer (adaptation)
Josef Somlo
Producer
F L Green
Writer (novel)

Also known as

The Fugitive (USA)

Companies

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Greenspan & Seligman Enterprises Ltd.
Production company
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company