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Broken Journey

Broken Journey

Ken Annakin (1948)

85min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
A plane full of mismatched characters comes down in the Alps. Guess what happens next? Watching painfully earnest tales like this makes you wonder why anyone bothers with disaster movies, and why it took so long for Airplane! to come along and mock them. From the moment the camera mingles with the passengers, it is woefully obvious who will be the selfless do-gooders and who will be the bad eggs. Director Ken Annakin, in what was his third picture, has little idea how to freshen up the stock situations, while there are few hidden depths in the overfamiliar characters.

Summary

The survivors of a plane crash find themselves stranded in the Alps and face all manner of obstacles as they try to escape their desperate plight. Drama, starring Phyllis Calvert, James Donald and Margot Grahame.

Cast & Crew

Actor Phyllis Calvert
Actor Margot Grahame
Actor James Donald
Actor Francis L Sullivan
Actor Raymond Huntley
Actor Guy Rolfe
Director Ken Annakin
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Other Information

Language: English Black and White Theatrical distributor: General Film Dist Ltd Available on: Available on video

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