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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 38 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: January 27, 2009
- Originally Released: 1948
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- (unspecified) English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Mervyn Johns, Robert Beatty & Nova Pilbeam|
|Directed by||Paul L. Stein|
|Director of Photography:||Moray Grant|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Counterblast is a post-war thriller from England that brings a bounty of Hitchcockian suspense elements to the screen. The evil Dr. Bruckner is played by Mervyn Johns, and his fiercely menacing portrayal is in stark contrast to his most famous role, filmed three years later - that of Bob Cratchit in the 1951 film version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Alistair Sim.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 193 ratings.
With Mervyn Johns playing a Nazi scientist planning to release biological warfare against England after WWII, I was a bit concerned. After all, how could the man who played Bob Cratchit so masterfully in "A Christmas Carol", be an evil Nazi? But he does it, indeed, and does it quite well. This is a very good British thriller from 1948 that has clever twists and turns and even Alfred Hitchcock type surprises. You won't regret the hour and a half you spend watching this film.
- Sales Rank: 41,235
- UPC: 089218574398
- Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
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