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A Dispatch from Reuters (1940)

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90 min | Biography, Drama

Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service.See moreStarting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service. Written by Jesse Garon See less
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Milton Krims (screen play) | Valentine Williams (from a story by) | Wolfgang Wilhelm (from a story by)
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Updated Oct 19, 1940

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Oct 19, 1940 (United States)

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90 cast members
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Edward G. Robinson
Baron Julius Reuter Baron Julius Reuter   See fewer
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Edna Best
Ida Magnus Ida Magnus   See fewer
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Eddie Albert
Max Wagner Max Wagner   See fewer
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Albert Bassermann
Franz Geller (as Albert Basserman) Franz Geller (as Albert Basserman)   See fewer
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Gene Lockhart
Otto Bauer Otto Bauer   See fewer
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Otto Kruger
Dr. Magnus Dr. Magnus   See fewer
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Nigel Bruce
Sir Randolph Persham Sir Randolph Persham   See fewer
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Montagu Love
Delane Delane   See fewer
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Walter Kingsford
Napoleon III Napoleon III   See fewer
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Dickie Moore
Reuter as a Boy Reuter as a Boy   See fewer
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Billy Dawson
Max Wagner as a Boy Max Wagner as a Boy   See fewer
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Richard Nichols
Herbert - Age 5 Herbert - Age 5   See fewer
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Lumsden Hare
Chairman Chairman   See fewer
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Louis Adlon
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Ainsley
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Anderson
Girl with Max (uncredited) Girl with Max (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Audley
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Baker
Sick Boy in Aachen (uncredited) Sick Boy in Aachen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Barwyn
Translator (uncredited) Translator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Benson
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nina Borget
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hazel Boyne
Companion (uncredited) Companion (uncredited)   See fewer
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Egon Brecher
Von Konstat (uncredited) Von Konstat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georgia Caine
Mother in 'Our American Cousin' (uncredited) Mother in 'Our American Cousin' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Carey
Delane's Secretary (uncredited) Delane's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Cathrey
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Clyde
Constable (uncredited) Constable (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irene Coleman
French Girl in Paris (uncredited) French Girl in Paris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mildred Coles
Augusta in 'Our American Cousin' (uncredited) Augusta in 'Our American Cousin' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cording
Sailor on the Nova Scotian (uncredited) Sailor on the Nova Scotian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alec Craig
Editor Grant of the Morning Advertiser (uncredited) Editor Grant of the Morning Advertiser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray De Ravenne
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe De Stefani
Hans - Gauss' Assistant (uncredited) Hans - Gauss' Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Delevanti
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Dew
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Dudley
French Girl in Paris (uncredited) French Girl in Paris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Demetris Emanuel
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gilbert Emery
Lord Palmerston in Parliament (uncredited) Lord Palmerston in Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Gordon
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lawrence Grant
Member of Parliament (uncredited) Member of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobbie Hale
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alec Harford
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Hart
Board Member (uncredited) Board Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernst Hausman
Heinrich (uncredited) Heinrich (uncredited)   See fewer
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Holmes Herbert
Member of Parliament (uncredited) Member of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Heywood
News Vendor in Paris (uncredited) News Vendor in Paris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Coach Attendant (uncredited) Coach Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Homans
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Hunter
Member of Parliament (uncredited) Member of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ellis Irving
Parliament Speaker (uncredited) Parliament Speaker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Irving
J. Bender (uncredited) J. Bender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Irwin
Board Member (uncredited) Board Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Irwin
Telegrapher for Reuter (uncredited) Telegrapher for Reuter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Jaquet
Mr. Stein (uncredited) Mr. Stein (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Keane
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Crauford Kent
Editor Wanting Contract Voided (uncredited) Editor Wanting Contract Voided (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Knight
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
Board Member (uncredited) Board Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alphonse Martell
Board Member (uncredited) Board Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward McWade
Chemist Who Poisoned Medicine (uncredited) Chemist Who Poisoned Medicine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederic Mellinger
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas R. Mills
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Leonard Mudie
Member of Parliament (uncredited) Member of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Murray
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leda Nicova
French Girl in Paris (uncredited) French Girl in Paris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Hara
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Laborer (uncredited) Laborer (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Ovey
Postman Delivering Pigeons (uncredited) Postman Delivering Pigeons (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lionel Pape
Stock Exchange Chairman (uncredited) Stock Exchange Chairman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georges Renavent
French Official (uncredited) French Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Roquemore
Otto - Directing Carew to Bank (uncredited) Otto - Directing Carew to Bank (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Shannon
Mr. O'Malley - Captain of the Nova Scotian (uncredited) Mr. O'Malley - Captain of the Nova Scotian (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sorel
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Sothern
American Ambassador (uncredited) American Ambassador (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Stafford
Woman Dancing with Geller (uncredited) Woman Dancing with Geller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter O. Stahl
Von Darnstadt (uncredited) Von Darnstadt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Stanton
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Stubbs
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Hal Taylour
Cockney News Vendor (uncredited) Cockney News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Thornton
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Thursby
Telegrapher at Reuters (uncredited) Telegrapher at Reuters (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacques Vanaire
French Telegrapher (uncredited) French Telegrapher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Theodore von Eltz
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Robert Warwick
Opposition Parliament Speaker (uncredited) Opposition Parliament Speaker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Weigel
Professor Gauss (uncredited) Professor Gauss (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert's Nanny (uncredited) Herbert's Nanny (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wolfgang Zilzer
Post Office Clerk (uncredited) Post Office Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 489 votes