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Green for Danger
Green for Danger

Green for Danger 1946


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Green for Danger 1946 PG

91 mins United Kingdom Director. Sidney Gilliat

Alastair Sim leads a virtuoso whodunit which one critic quite rightly says, 'manages to mix froth with an unexpectedly dark heart.' Writer-director Sidney Gilliat scripted The Lady Vanishes, and handles shifts of pace and tone with similar aplomb. His story sets up assumptions it then unpicks, gilded by Sim's gleeful narration: "My presence lay over the hospital like a pall – I found it all tremendously enjoyable."

This was the first film made at Pinewood Studios as it reopened after World War 2.

The censor banned it outright, fearing that de-mobbed soldiers might avoid medical treatment. It was a misunderstanding, and they relented soon after.

Directed by

Sidney Gilliat


Trevor Howard

Henry Edwards

Leo Genn


Medical drama Police drama War


British Classics


PG Contains mild threat




United Kingdom



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