The Man from Morocco

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The Man from Morocco
Directed by Mutz Greenbaum
Produced by Warwick Ward
Written by Rudolph Cartier
Edward Dryhurst
Margaret Steen
Warwick Ward
Starring Anton Walbrook
Margaretta Scott
Mary Morris
Music by Mischa Spoliansky
Cinematography Basil Emmott
Geoffrey Faithfull
Edited by Flora Newton
Production
company
Distributed byPathé Pictures
Release date
9 April 1945
Running time
116 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

The Man from Morocco is a 1945 action adventure film directed by Mutz Greenbaum as Max Greene. The film was produced by Welwyn Studios in Great Britain.

Contents

It was shot at Welwyn Studios.

Plot

A group of men who have spent two years in an internment camp are sent by the Vichy Government to build a railway in the Sahara. One escapes and returns to London to find his lover believes him to be dead and that she is being pursued by his deadliest enemy.

Cast

Crew

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