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Businessman R.B. Waring (Jack Hawkins), British government minister (Robert Morley), Professor Mair (Milton Rosmer), and scientist Sammy Rice (David Farrar) meet in the laboratory.
Businessman R.B. Waring (Jack Hawkins), British government minister (Robert Morley), Professor Mair (Milton Rosmer), and scientist Sammy Rice (David Farrar) meet in the laboratory.
Girlfriend Susan (Kathleen Byron) and Sammy (David Farrar) are distracted by weighty concerns.
Girlfriend Susan (Kathleen Byron) and Sammy (David Farrar) are distracted by weighty concerns.
Evidently Sammy (David Farrar) has a drinking problem.
Evidently Sammy (David Farrar) has a drinking problem.
Sammy Rice (David Farrar) secures the booby-trapped device in preparation for attempting to disarm it.
Sammy Rice (David Farrar) secures the booby-trapped device in preparation for attempting to disarm it.

Thumbnail for The Small Back Room (1949) The Small Back Room (1949)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 78
Notable as: ThrillerGenre: War film, Thriller, Romance Film, DramaNarrative location: LondonRuntime: 106 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United KingdomDirector: Michael Powell, Emeric PressburgerScreenwriter: Michael PowellMusic: Brian EasdaleCinematography: Christopher ChallisStars: Kathleen Byron, David Farrar, Jack Hawkins, Cyril Cusack, Sid James, Michael Goodliffe, Leslie Banks, Geoffrey Keen, Michael Gough, Milton Rosmer, David Hutcheson, June Elvin, Emrys JonesProducer: Michael PowellAward details: (details at IMDb)
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The Small Back Room is a film by the British producer-writer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger starring David Farrar and Kathleen Byron and featuring Jack Hawkins and Cyril Cusack. It was based on the novel of the same name by Nigel Balchin. In the United States, the film was released as Hour of Glory.


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