The Agitator

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The Agitator
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Directed by John Harlow
Written by Edward Dryhurst
Based on Peter Pettinger
by William Riley
Produced by Louis H. Jackson
Starring
Cinematography James Wilson
Edited by Douglas Myers
Music by John Greenwood
Production
company
Distributed byAnglo-American Film Corporation
Release date
3 September 1945
Running time
104 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

The Agitator is a 1945 British drama film directed by John Harlow and starring William Hartnell, Mary Morris and John Laurie. [1] Its plot follows a young mechanic who unexpectedly inherits the large firm where he works and tries to run it according to his socialist political beliefs. It was based on the 1925 novel Peter Pettinger by William Riley. It was made by British National Films at the company's Elstree Studios, with sets designed by the art director Wilfred Arnold.

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