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The Moon Is Down

The Moon Is Down(1943)

Also Known As: John Steinbeck's The Moon Is Down |

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Brief Synopsis

Small town Norwegians resist a Nazi takeover during World War II.

Cast & Crew

Irving Pichel Director
Henry Travers Mayor Orden
Lee J. Cobb Dr. Albert Winter
Dorris Bowdon Molly Morden
Margaret Wycherly Sarah Orden
Peter Van Eyck Lt. Tonder
William Post Jr. Alex Morden
Henry Rowland Capt. Loft
E. J. Ballantine George Corell
Hans Schumm Capt. Bentick
Ernest Dorian Maj. Hunter
John Banner Lt. Prackle
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World Premiere in Toronto: 13 Mar 1943; New York opening: 26 Mar 1943
Release Date:  1943 Production Date:  UCLA or LC
5 reels of 5; nitrate print; M17526; F109-L19-2///// FCA 3069-71
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,100    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • appreciating a gem

    C.j.michael Flavell 2017-01-03

    This "little"Film isn't at all little.It celebrates the heroism of the common man in the face of the unspeakable evil of a country gone... MORE>

  • powerful

    Trylon 2017-01-03

    This is a good film and I am amazed I have never seen it or heard of it before. Henry Travers as the mayor is wonderful (he is the actor who plays... MORE>

  • Enjoyed It

    RJ 2017-01-03

    We watched this film tonight for the first time and enjoyed it very much. The spirit of the Norwegian people in the village is portrayed well and brought... MORE>