At the height of World War II, the Germans begin dropping a new type of booby-trapped bomb on England. Sammy Rice, a highly-skilled but haunted bomb-disposal officer, must overcome his personal demons to defeat this new threat.

  1. Michael Powell

    Director, Writer

  2. Emeric Pressburger

    Director, Writer

  3. Nigel Balchin


Top Billed Cast

  1. David Farrar

    David Farrar

    Sammy Rice

  2. Kathleen Byron

    Kathleen Byron


  3. Jack Hawkins

    Jack Hawkins

    R.B. Waring

  4. Leslie Banks

    Leslie Banks

    Col. A. K. Holland

  5. Michael Gough

    Michael Gough

    Capt. Dick Stuart

Full Cast & Crew

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The Small Back Room



Status Released

Release Information

  • February 23, 1952


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget -

Revenue -



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