|Directed by||Anthony Asquith|
|Written by||Erich Seipmann|
|Based on||an unpublished novel by Pierre Benoît|
|Produced by||Alexis Granowsky|
|Starring|| Laurence Olivier |
|Edited by||Francis D. Lyon|
|Music by||Muir Mathieson|
London Film Productions
|Distributed by||General Film Distributors|
|6 November 1935|
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