Night Boat to Dublin

Night Boat to Dublin

Lawrence Huntington (1946)

93min
PG Certificate
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Review

Our Score
This B-thriller is worth seeing for its treatment of a topical theme - atomic weapons - and the performance of Robert Newton, then on the cusp of stardom. (He was shortly to play a chilling Bill Sikes in David Lean's Oliver Twist.) Newton plays a British Secret Service agent who travels to Dublin, where a Swedish scientist is giving atomic secrets to the Nazis. Hitchcock also realised the dramatic potential of the A-bomb in Notorious, but this isn't in the same league.

Summary

A team of Allied special operatives is sent on a daring mission to rescue a Swedish atomic scientist. Second World War spy thriller, starring Robert Newton and Raymond Lovell.

Cast & Crew

Capt David Grant Robert Newton
Paul Faber Raymond Lovell
Capt Tony Hunter Guy Middleton
Director Lawrence Huntington

Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteAvailable on: DVD
Drama