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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

Featuring

Trevor Howard

Henry Edwards

Leo Genn

Genres

Medical drama Police drama War

Collection

British Classics

Certificate

PG Contains mild threat

Released

1946

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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