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The Informer
(1929) British
B&W : 83 minutes
Directed by Arthur Robison (Artur Robison)

Cast: Lars Hanson, Lya de Putti, Warwick Ward, Carl Harbord, Dennis Wyndham, Janice Adair, Daisy Campbell, Craighall Sherry, Ellen Pollock, Johnny Butt

British International Pictures, Limited, production; distributed by Wardour Films, Limited. / Scenario by Benn W. Levy and Rolfe E. Vanlo, from the play The Informer by Liam O’Flaherty. Cinematography by Werner Brandes and Theodor Sparkuhl. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was also released in the United Kingdom in a silent version. The play was subsequently filmed as The Informer (1935). / Full-sound film (with dubbed dialogue).

Drama.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Informants - IRA - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 19 February 2017.

References: Everson-American pp. 321, 326; Gallagher-Ford p. 122; Gifford-British n. 08733; Jewell-RKO p. 84; Limbacher-Feature p. 120; McIlroy-Ireland pp. 23, 158, 178.

Home video: Blu-ray Disc; DVD.

 
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