Hell's Cargo

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Hell's Cargo
Hell's Cargo.jpg
American release poster
Directed by Harold Huth
Written by
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Cinematography Philip Tannura
Edited by Lionel Tomlinson
Distributed by Associated British Film Distributors
Release date
16 November 1939
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

Hell's Cargo is a 1939 British adventure film directed by Harold Huth and starring Walter Rilla, Kim Peacock and Robert Newton. [1]


It was made at Elstree Studios. [2] 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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  1. BFI.org
  2. Wood p.100