The Moon Is Down (1943)





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This film is a well-wrought dramatic chronicle of a Norwegian village that stands up to the invading Nazis who tried to enslave them. The Nazi commander attempts to use reasonable discussion to convince the city fathers to stop fighting and cooperate, but they refuse.
Classics , Drama
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20th Century Fox Film Corporation


Cedric Hardwicke
as Col. Lanser
Lee J. Cobb
as Dr. Winter
Henry Travers
as Mayor Orden
Doris Bowden
as Molly Morden
Dorris Bowden
as Molly Morden
Margaret Wycherly
as Mme. Orden
Peter van Eyck
as Lt. Tonder
William Post Jr.
as Alex Morden
Henry Rowland
as Capt. Loft
E.J. Ballantine
as George Corell
Irving Pichel
as Inn Keeper
Violette Wilson
as Peder's Wife
Hans Schumm
as Capt. Bentick
Ernst Dorian
as Major Hunter
Ernst Deutsch
as Maj. Hunter
John Banner
as Lt. Prackle
Ian Wolfe
as Joseph
Kurt Kreuger
as Orderly
Jeff Corey
as Albert
Louis V. Arco
as Schumann
Ernst Hausman
as Moeller
John Mylong
as Staff Officer
Otto Reichow
as Sergeant
Sven Hugo Borg
as Sergeant
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Full Review… | October 18, 2008
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Full Review… | June 23, 2006
New York Times
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The film's main problem is that it achieves one of the things it sets out to do: it makes the Norwegians faceless and anonymous.

Full Review… | June 9, 2006
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