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Edge of Darkness (1943)

04/24/1943 (US) DramaWar 1h 59m
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Resistance fighters battle the Nazis in occupied Norway

Overview

The film pivots around the local doctor and his family. The doctor's wife (Ruth Gordon) wants to hold on to the pretence of gracious living and ignore the occupiers. The doctor, Martin Stensgard (Walter Huston), would also prefer to stay neutral, but is torn. His brother-in-law, the wealthy owner of the local fish cannery, collaborates with the Nazis. The doctor's daughter, Karen (Ann Sheridan), is involved with the resistance and with its leader Gunnar Brogge (Errol Flynn). The doctor's son, has just returned to town, having been sent down from the university, and is soon influenced by his Nazi-sympathizer uncle. Captain Koenig (Helmut Dantine), the young German commandant of the occupying garrison, whose fanatic determination to do everything by the book and spoutings about the invincibility of the Reich hides a growing fear of a local uprising.

  1. Lewis Milestone

    Director

  2. William Woods

    Novel

  3. Robert Rossen

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Errol Flynn

    Errol Flynn

    Gunnar Brogge

  2. Ann Sheridan

    Ann Sheridan

    Karen Stensgard

  3. Walter Huston

    Walter Huston

    Dr. Martin Stensgard

  4. Nancy Coleman

    Nancy Coleman

    Katja

  5. Helmut Dantine

    Helmut Dantine

    Captain Koenig

  6. Judith Anderson

    Judith Anderson

    Gerd Bjarnesen

  7. Ruth Gordon

    Ruth Gordon

    Anna Stensgard

  8. John Beal

    John Beal

    Johann Stensgard

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Edge of Darkness
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Original Language English

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