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The Small Back Room (1949)

PG 02/23/1952 (US) WarDramaThrillerRomance 1h 46m

Overview

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

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. David Farrar

    David Farrar

    Sammy Rice

  2. Kathleen Byron

    Kathleen Byron

    Susan

  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

  6. Cyril Cusack

    Cyril Cusack

    Cpl. Taylor

  7. Milton Rosmer

    Milton Rosmer

    Prof. Mair

  8. Walter Fitzgerald

    Walter Fitzgerald

    Brine

  9. Emrys Jones

    Emrys Jones

    Joe

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The Small Back Room
The Small Back Room

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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