|Directed by||Harold Huth|
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Edited by||Lionel Tomlinson|
|Distributed by||Associated British Film Distributors|
|16 November 1939|
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It was made at Elstree Studios.The film is a remake of the 1938 French hit Alert in the Mediterranean . Kim Peacock reprised his role as a Royal Navy Commodore from the earlier film. On its release in the United States it was retitled as Dangerous Cargo at the request of the Hays Office.
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