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The Small Back Room (Hour of Glory)

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Starring (View all)
David Farrar David Farrar
Sammy Rice
Jack Hawkins Jack Hawkins
R.B. Waring
Leslie Banks Leslie Banks
Col. A.K. Holland
Michael Gough Michael Gough
Capt. Dick Stuart
Cyril Cusack Cyril Cusack
Cpl. Taylor
Milton Rosmer Milton Rosmer
Prof. Mair


Written by (View all)
Nigel Balchin Nigel Balchin
(novel)
Michael Powell Michael Powell
(writer)


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Description: After the lavish Technicolor spectacle of The Red Shoes, British filmmakers Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger retreated into the inward, shadowy recesses of this moody, crackling character study. Based on the acclaimed novel by Nigel Balchin, The Small Back Room details the professional and personal travails of troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert Sammy Rice (David Farrar), who, while struggling with a complex relationship with secretary girlfriend Susan (Kathleen Byron), is hired by the government to advise on a dangerous new German weapon. Deftly mixing suspense and romance, The Small Ba ... (more)
Release date: 23 February 1952
Tags: War (2), Drama (1), Thriller (1), Romance (1), World War II (1), Alcoholism (1), 1949 (1), D.T. (1), Bomb Disposal Expert (1)
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