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The Hour Before the Dawn (1944)

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74 min | Drama, War

A beautiful Austrian refugee in England--who is also a Nazi agent--marries a scholarly English pacifist. He lives near a secret military base she needs to get information about so she can help in Hitler's planned invasion of England.
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Composer
Miklós Rózsa (as Miklos Rozsa)
Cinematographer
John F. Seitz (as John Seitz)
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Updated May 10, 1944

Release date
May 10, 1944 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Franchot Tone
Jim Hetherton Jim Hetherton   See fewer
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Veronica Lake
Dora Bruckmann Dora Bruckmann   See fewer
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John Sutton
Roger Hetherton Roger Hetherton   See fewer
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Binnie Barnes
May Heatherton May Heatherton   See fewer
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Henry Stephenson
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Philip Merivale
Sir Leslie Buchanon Sir Leslie Buchanon   See fewer
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Nils Asther
Kurt van der Breughel Kurt van der Breughel   See fewer
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Edmund Breon
Freddy Merritt Freddy Merritt   See fewer
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David Leland
Tommy Hetherton Tommy Hetherton   See fewer
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Aminta Dyne
Hertha Parkins Hertha Parkins   See fewer
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Harry Allen
Mr. Saunders (uncredited) Mr. Saunders (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Clyde
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cording
Sam (uncredited) Sam (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marie De Becker
Amelia (uncredited) Amelia (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leslie Denison
Capt. Atterley (uncredited) Capt. Atterley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles H. Faber
German pilot (uncredited) German pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Deidre Gale
Emma (uncredited) Emma (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karen X. Gaylord
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Gordon
Annie (uncredited) Annie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Irwin
Magistrate #3 (uncredited) Magistrate #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Louden
Wilmington (uncredited) Wilmington (uncredited)   See fewer
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Morton Lowry
Jackson (uncredited) Jackson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Marsh
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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W. Somerset Maugham
Himself (uncredited) Himself (uncredited)   See fewer
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Viola Moore
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nigel Morton
Observer pilot (uncredited) Observer pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjean Neville
Evie (uncredited) Evie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tempe Pigott
Mrs. Saunders (uncredited) Mrs. Saunders (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hilda Plowright
Mrs. Merritt (uncredited) Mrs. Merritt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto Reichow
German pilot (uncredited) German pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernest Severn
Willie (uncredited) Willie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Raymond Severn
Jim as a boy (uncredited) Jim as a boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivan F. Simpson
Magistrate (uncredited) Magistrate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Stuart
Farmer Searle (uncredited) Farmer Searle (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 125 votes