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The Fallen Idol (1948)

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95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife accidentally falls to her death, the only witness being an impressionable young boy.
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Director
Writers
Graham Greene (based on a short story by) (screenplay) | Lesley Storm (additional dialogue) | William Templeton (additional dialogue)
Producer
Cinematographer
Georges Périnal (photography) (as Georges Perinal)
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Opening weekend
$9,030
Gross (US & Canada)
$341,121
Gross (World)
$373,185
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Release date
Nov 15, 1949 (United States)

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Michèle Morgan
Julie (as Michele Morgan) Julie (as Michele Morgan)   See fewer
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Sonia Dresdel
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Jack Hawkins
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Walter Fitzgerald
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Dandy Nichols
Mrs. Patterson Mrs. Patterson   See fewer
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Joan Young
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Karel Stepanek
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Gerard Heinz
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Torin Thatcher
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Geoffrey Keen
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Bernard Lee
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John Ruddock
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George Woodbridge
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Robert Cawdron
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 7,061 votes