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Horse race tipster and journalist Metcalfe is picked for the job of foreign correspondent in Norway when Hitler invades Poland. On the way to Norway his boat is attacked by a German U-Boat, however when he tells the navy about it they disbelief him and, to make matters worse, he is removed from his job. When German forces invade Norway, Metcalfe returns determined to uncover what is going on and stop the Germans in their tracks.

  1. Harold French


  2. Patrick Kirwan


  3. Terence Rattigan


  4. Anatole de Grunwald


  5. Frank Owen


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  1. Hugh Williams

    Hugh Williams

    Colin Metcalfe

  2. Griffith Jones

    Griffith Jones

    Police Inspector Gunter (as Griffiths Jones)

  3. Deborah Kerr

    Deborah Kerr

    Kari Alstad

  4. Ralph Richardson

    Ralph Richardson

    Frank Lockwood

  5. Francis L. Sullivan

    Francis L. Sullivan

    Kommandant Ulrich Wettau

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The Day Will Dawn
The Day Will Dawn



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 24, 1942


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -



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