Main title from San Demetrio London (1944) (2)

San Demetrio London

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| Film | | United Kingdom | B&W | Adventure, Drama, War | 1h 44min |
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Stars: Arthur Young, Walter Fitzgerald, Ralph Michael | Directors: Charles Frend, Robert Hamer

In 1940, the survivors of a crippled tanker bring it back home

A great adventure story of the sea

Reviews (1)

Rather flat and dated propaganda piece that seemed much more vivid at the time. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (25)

Arthur Young
Capt George Waite
Walter Fitzgerald
Chief Engineer Charles Pollard
Ralph Michael
2nd Officer Hawkins
Neville Mapp
3rd Engineer Willey
Barry Letts
Apprentice John Jones
Michael Allen
Cadet Roy Housden
Frederick Piper
Boatswain WE Fletcher
Herbert Cameron
Pumpman Davies
John Owers
Steward
Gordon Jackson
Messboy John Jamieson
Robert Beatty
‘Yank’ Preston
Charles Victor
Deckhand
James McKechnie
Deckhand
John Coyle
Deckhand
Duncan McIntyre
Deckhand
Rex Holt
Deckhand
Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)
Greaser John Boyle
Lawrence O’Madden
Capt ESF Fegen VC Royal Navy
James Donald
Gunnery Control Officer
James Sadler
Officer of the Watch
Peter Miller Street
Midshipman
David Horne
Mr Justice Langton
Nigel Clarke
RJE Dodds – Shipping Manager
James Knight
Capt Smith – SS Gloucester City
Diana Decker
Shopgirl
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Director

Charles Frend
Robert Hamer

Producer

Michael Balcon

Writer

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Production company

Ealing Studios
 

Pictures (1)

Main title from San Demetrio London (1944) (2)
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