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The Young Mr Pitt

(1942)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Biography, Drama | 1h 58min |
U
| Stars: Robert Donat, Jean Cadell, Robert Morley | Director: Carol Reed

Britain’s youngest prime minister quells the threat of invasion by Napoleon

Cast (24)

Publicity photograph from the 1930s featuring British actor, Robert Donat
The Earl of Chatham and William Pitt
Jean Cadell
Mrs Sparry
Robert Morley
Charles James Fox
Geoffrey Atkins
William Pitt, as a boy
Glamorous British film star Phyllis Calvert wears a shawl as she smokes a cigarette.  A 1940s studio publicity photo for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945).
Eleanor Eden
Raymond Lovell
George the Third
Agnes Lauchlan
Queen Charlotte
British actor John Mills wears a jacket and tie
William Wilberforce
British actor Felix Aylmer wears a white dinner jacket and bow tie
Lord North
Ian McLean
Dundas
Max Adrian
Sheridan
A Bromley Davenport
Sir Evan Nepean
John Salew
Smith
Herbert Lom
Napoleon
Albert Lieven
Talleyrand
Stephen Haggard
Lord Nelson
Stuart Lindsell
Earl Spencer
Henry Hewitt
Addington
Frederick Culley
Sir Wm Farquhar
Frank Pettingell
Coachman
Leslie Bradley
Gentleman Jackson
Roy Emerton
Dan Mendoza
Hugh McDermott
Mr Melvill
Alfred Sangster
Lord Grenville
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Reviews

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Shapeless and over-long but generally diverting historical pastiche timed as wartime propaganda against Hitler. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from The Young Mr Pitt (1942) (2)

Production

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British director Carol Reed, perhaps best known for his work on The Third Man (1949)
Director
Edward Black
Producer
Viscount Castlerosse
Writer (dramatic narrative)

Companies

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Twentieth Century Productions Ltd.
Production company
Twentieth Century Fox Film Company
Distribution company