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A Voice in the Night (1941)

Freedom Radio (original title)
Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and ... See full summary »

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Anthony Asquith

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Wolfgang Wilhelm (from the original by), George Campbell (from the original by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clive Brook ... Karl
Diana Wynyard ... Irena
Raymond Huntley ... Rabenau
Derek Farr ... Hans
Joyce Howard ... Elly
Howard Marion-Crawford ... Kummer (as H. Marion-Crawford)
John Penrose ... Otto
Morland Graham Morland Graham ... Father Landbach
Ronald Squire ... Spiedler
Reginald Beckwith Reginald Beckwith ... Fenner
Clifford Evans ... Dressler
Bernard Miles ... Muller
Gibb McLaughlin ... Dr. Weiner
Muriel George ... Hanna
Martita Hunt ... Concierge
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Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and accepts a political post in Berlin. Meanwhile Dr Karl decides to try to do something to counteract the Nazi propaganda and with the help of an engineer and a few friends he sets up the Freedom Radio to counteract the Nazi propaganda. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Drama | War

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Voice in the Night See more »

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Production Co:

Two Cities Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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As well as William Hartnell, the first Doctor Who, appearing in a minor role, Roland Pertwee has a writing credit. Roland was the father of Jon Pertwee, the third TV Doctor. See more »

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Set in Germany but the cars in are right hand drive. See more »

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Powerful stuff
15 December 2000 | by eagle63See all my reviews

This film has a lot to say about to what extent the allied powers knew about the horrors of the Nazi regime by 1940. The "cleared for general viewing" notice that appears just before this film starts adds a small something to this film now.

It tells its story of a decent doctor in Nazi Germany effectively. No explicit violence is used - yet its remarkable how powerful a bullet-riddled door or a Nazi thug approaching a young girl for "assistance" about her grandmother can be.


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