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Night Boat to Dublin (1946)

Approved | | Thriller | 1 April 1946 (UK)
The allies plan to rescue a Swedish atomic scientist from under the noses of the Nazis.

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Lawrence Huntington (screen play), Robert Hall (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Newton ... Capt. David Grant
Raymond Lovell Raymond Lovell ... Paul Faber
Guy Middleton ... Capt. Toby Hunter
Muriel Pavlow ... Marion Decker
Herbert Lom ... Keitel
John Ruddock John Ruddock ... Bowman
Martin Miller ... Professor Hansen
Brenda Bruce ... Lily Leggett
Gerald Case Gerald Case ... Inspector Emerson
Scott Forbes ... Lieut. Allen (as Julian Dallas)
Leslie Dwyer Leslie Dwyer ... George Leggett
Valentine Dyall ... Sir George Bell
Derek Elphinstone Derek Elphinstone ... Naval Surgeon
Carroll Gibbons Carroll Gibbons ... Himself
Bruce Gordon Bruce Gordon ... Hood
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The allies plan to rescue a Swedish atomic scientist from under the noses of the Nazis.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1946 (UK) See more »

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Counter Espionage See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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I Shall Remember Tonight
Lyrics & Music Phil Park
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Not much intrigue but still watchable.
11 December 2018 | by alexanderdavies-99382See all my reviews

"Night Boat to Dublin" should have been a lot better. The storyline is an interesting one on the written page and Robert Newton is an underrated leading man. The plot is thin when it comes to sustaining any kind of narrative and the pace tends to drag its own feet. Some scenes feel as though they have been merely cobbled together. Even so, there is plenty to like. Robert Newton does well as the Government operative who goes undercover as hired help for the villains of the film. The classical theatre actor, Marius Goring, is completely wasted in his one scene appearance. His screen time amounts to about three minutes, if that. There is some good photography and this creates some tension, especially when Robert Newton and his colleagues are searching for incriminating evidence. You won't find a lot of action but the ending is still good.


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