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  • The Next of Kin (1942)
  • Approved
    102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The Next of Kin (1942)
Approved
102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Wartime propaganda piece giving the warning "Be like Dad, Keep Mum". A gossipy housewife is overheard talking about what her son is doing by a Nazi spy.
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Writers
Thorold Dickinson (original screen play) | Basil Bartlett (original screen play) | Angus MacPhail (original screen play) | John Dighton (original screen play)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Ernest Palmer (cameraman)
Editor
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Status
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Updated May 15, 1942

Release date
May 5, 1943 (United States)
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Cast

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42 cast members
Name Known for
Mervyn Johns
No. 23 (Mr. Davis) (as Ft. Lt. Mervyn Johns RAF.VR.) No. 23 (Mr. Davis) (as Ft. Lt. Mervyn Johns RAF.VR.)   See fewer
John Chandos
No. 16 No. 16   See fewer
Nova Pilbeam
Beppie Leemans Beppie Leemans   See fewer
Reginald Tate
Maj. Richards (as Sqn-Ldr. Reginald Tate RAF.VR.) Maj. Richards (as Sqn-Ldr. Reginald Tate RAF.VR.)   See fewer
Stephen Murray
Mr. Barratt (as L/C Stephen Murray RASC) Mr. Barratt (as L/C Stephen Murray RASC)   See fewer
Geoffrey Hibbert
Pte. John Pte. John   See fewer
Philip Friend
Lieut. Cummings Lieut. Cummings   See fewer
Phyllis Stanley
Miss Clare - the Dancer Miss Clare - the Dancer   See fewer
Mary Clare
Mrs. 'Ma' Webster Mrs. 'Ma' Webster   See fewer
Basil Sydney
Naval Captain Naval Captain   See fewer
Joss Ambler
Mr. Vemon Mr. Vemon   See fewer
Brefni O'Rorke
The Brigadier Blunt The Brigadier Blunt   See fewer
Alexander Field
Pte. Durnford Pte. Durnford   See fewer
David Hutcheson
Intelligence Officer (as Ft-Lt. David Hutcheson RAF.VR.) Intelligence Officer (as Ft-Lt. David Hutcheson RAF.VR.)   See fewer
Jack Hawkins
Brigade Major Harcourt (as 2nd. Lt. Jack Hawkins RWF) Brigade Major Harcourt (as 2nd. Lt. Jack Hawkins RWF)   See fewer
Torin Thatcher
German General (as Lt. Torin Thatcher R.A.) German General (as Lt. Torin Thatcher R.A.)   See fewer
Charles Victor
Neutral Seaman - Irish Joe Neutral Seaman - Irish Joe   See fewer
Richard Norris
Pvt. Jimmy (as 2nd Lieut. Richard Norris) Pvt. Jimmy (as 2nd Lieut. Richard Norris)   See fewer
Guy Maas
The Frenchman - Captain Mercier (as Quartier-Maître Guy Guy-Mas) The Frenchman - Captain Mercier (as Quartier-Maître Guy Guy-Mas)   See fewer
Thora Hird
The A.T.S. Girl The A.T.S. Girl   See fewer
Basil Radford
Careless Talker on Train (last scene) Careless Talker on Train (last scene)   See fewer
Naunton Wayne
Careless Talker on Train (last scene) Careless Talker on Train (last scene)   See fewer
J. Edgar Hoover
Narrator (Prologue and Epilogue) (US version) Narrator (Prologue and Epilogue) (US version)   See fewer
Johnnie Schofield
Lance-Corporal Lance-Corporal   See fewer
Frank Allenby
Wing-Comdr. Kenton Wing-Comdr. Kenton   See fewer
Worcestershire Regiment
Principal Players (as the Officers and Men of the Worcestershire Regiment) Principal Players (as the Officers and Men of the Worcestershire Regiment)   See fewer
Victor Beaumont
German Colonel (uncredited) German Colonel (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Daly
Corporal on Train (uncredited) Corporal on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
Ian Fleming
Naval Officer (uncredited) Naval Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Hal Gordon
Builder's Labourer (uncredited) Builder's Labourer (uncredited)   See fewer
Cameron Hall
Army Clerk at Ordinance Factory Dance (uncredited) Army Clerk at Ordinance Factory Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
James Knight
Sailor on Train (uncredited) Sailor on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Malcolm
Kenton's Secretary (uncredited) Kenton's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
Owen Reynolds
Dentist (uncredited) Dentist (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Rolfe
Mr. Palmer (uncredited) Mr. Palmer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Sharp
Warden (uncredited) Warden (uncredited)   See fewer
George Street
Inspector Jolly (uncredited) Inspector Jolly (uncredited)   See fewer
Guy Verney
Soldier in Buffet Car (uncredited) Soldier in Buffet Car (uncredited)   See fewer
William Walton
Soldier at Security Briefing (uncredited) Soldier at Security Briefing (uncredited)   See fewer
H Victor Weske
Ted (uncredited) Ted (uncredited)   See fewer
John Williams
General Cooper (uncredited) General Cooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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